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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234764
Last updated: 10 May 2020
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Date:05-APR-2020
Time:09:24 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PIVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pipistrel Virus SW 100
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gold Coast near Heck Field Airport (YHEC), Norwell, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Heck Field Airport (YHEC)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Following a loss of engine power, the aircraft impacted trees and terrain near Heck Field Airport (YHEC), Gold Coast, Queensland. The airplane was destroyed and one of the two occupants onboard sustained fatal injures. The second occupant onboard is in critical condition.

Sources:

https://7news.com.au/news/qld/two-feared-dead-after-light-plane-crashes-on-the-gold-coast-c-957138
http://www.mygc.com.au/breaking-fears-for-two-people-after-aircraft-crash-on-gold-coast/
https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/two-injured-in-gold-coast-plane-crash-20200405-p54h6a.html
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-05/gold-coast-light-plane-crash-jacobs-well/12122992
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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Heck+Field/@-27.7676152,153.3394204,3619m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x2edf2a6149e9e9ba!8m2!3d-27.676152!4d153.3394204?hl=en-us
https://www.gcsfc.org.au/
https://jwsfc.org/
https://www.raa.asn.au/safety/accident-and-defect-summaries/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Apr-2020 02:45 Captain Adam Added
05-Apr-2020 03:57 Geno Updated [Location, Phase, Source]
05-Apr-2020 12:27 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code]
08-Apr-2020 08:24 Pineapple Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]

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