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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232320
Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Date:22-JAN-2020
Time:16:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182Q Skylane
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-WNR
C/n / msn: 18266543
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Coral Sea, east of Moreton Island, QLD -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Caloundra Airport, QLD (CUD/YCDR)
Destination airport:Caloundra Airport, QLD (CUD/YCDR)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
The aircraft departed Caloundra Aerodrome with the pilot and a passenger on board for a private flight, sightseeing around Moreton Island. At 1626, the pilot broadcast a Mayday call.
Search operations were conducted and wreckage from the aircraft was found in the water along the eastern coast of North Stradbroke Island Queensland. The crash was deemed unsurvivable and the search was called off, both occupants are presumed to have perished on impact.

Sources:

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/search-launches-for-light-plane-after-mayday-call-near-moreton-island-20200122-p53ttx.htmp
https://thewest.com.au/news/disaster-and-emergency/qld-couple-wouldnt-survive-plane-crash-ng-s-1990840
https://www.casa.gov.au/aircraft-register?search_api_views_fulltext=&vh=WNR&field_ar_serial=
https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2020/aair/ao-2020-006/
https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/9/6/4/2703469.jpg?v=v40 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2020 11:45 gerard57 Added
22-Jan-2020 16:54 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Source]
23-Jan-2020 05:43 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source]
23-Jan-2020 06:10 RobertMB Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Jan-2020 19:53 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 09:29 CM Updated [Time, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 09:31 harro Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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