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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214062
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32R-300
Registration: VH-SVN
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:40km S of Quirindi, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:YMMB
Destination airport:YSTW
Investigating agency: BASI
The aircraft was observed flying under/low cloud in light drizzle, on a northerly heading along a valley on the steeply rising southern slopes of the Liverpool Ranges. The aircraft appeared to enter cloud, the engine noise increased and suddenly ceased and the sound of an impact was heard. A search was commenced and the wreckage of VH-SVN was located by ground search parties on the following morning.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

05-Aug-2018 01:10 Pineapple Added

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