ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22619
Last updated: 19 January 2017
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Narrative:The Russian-built Yak 52 carrying two men on a one-hour pleasure flight disappeared while performing aerobatics off Jumpinpin Bar, which separates North Stradbroke Island and South Stradbroke Island. Witnesses reported the plane performed a giant loop then disappeared around 12.30pm.
|Owner/operator:||Hempels Flying School|
|C/n / msn:|| 867110|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||off Stradbroke Island -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Departure airport:||YBAF (Archerfield Airport)|
|Destination airport:||YBAF (Archerfield Airport)|
RACQ CareFlight spokesman Brian Russell said one of the organisation's two helicopters involved in the search spotted small pieces of what was thought to be aircraft wreckage late in the afternoon.
1. Two missing in stunt plane crash
2. Plane crashes off Stradbroke Is
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4. Searchers find light plane wreckage
||Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]|