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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231025
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:01-DEC-2019
Time:18:20 LT
Type:Zenair CH 640 Zodiac
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-UPS
C/n / msn: 640-0035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Racecourse Beach, Ulladulla, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Unknown
Destination airport:Unknown
Narrative:
An experimental AMD Zodiac CH 640, amateur built by Jan Beckerman (as N106AJ), suffered a rough running engine and partial power loss while operating at around 1000ft AMSL. The pilot performed a forced landing on Racecourse Beach, Ulladulla, New South Wales. The nosewheel collapsed and the propeller was damaged from the impact.
The pilot escaped unhurt.

Sources:

https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/small-plane-crashes-onto-nsw-beach-in-front-of-shocked-onlookers/ar-BBXC37o?ocid=spartandhp
https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/6520696/light-plane-crash-lands-on-south-coast-beach/?cs=300
https://goo.gl/maps/7DF5Ga5AJZiTEJwd9
https://www.casa.gov.au/aircraft-register?search_api_views_fulltext=&vh=UPS&field_ar_serial=

http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/large/001/349/001349904.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Dec-2019 04:50 Kardz Added
02-Dec-2019 06:00 Geno Updated [Phase, Source, Embed code, Damage]
03-Dec-2019 02:13 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Dec-2019 07:10 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
08-Dec-2019 08:44 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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