ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 283
Last updated: 21 October 2014
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Date:29-JUL-2002
Time:1834 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-EUH
C/n / msn: 172-80362
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Moorabbin, Melbourne, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Moorabbin, Melbourne (MBW/YMMB)
Destination airport:Moorabbin, Melbourne (MBW/YMMB)
Narrative:
At approximately 1840 Eastern Standard Time on Monday 29 July 2002, two Cessna Aircraft Company 172Rs, registered VH-CNW and VH-EUH, collided while on short final approach to runway 17 left (17L) at Moorabbin airport, Victoria. The two aircraft became entangled, with VH-CNW on top of VH-EUH. The entangled aircraft impacted the runway and came to rest after sliding a short distance along the runway surface.

The instructor and student pilot of VH-EUH were conducting night circuit training and the pilot of VH-CNW, the sole occupant, was conducting night circuits. Both aircraft were using runway 17L. The instructor and student pilot of VH-EUH were able to exit their aircraft before fire engulfed both aircraft. The pilot of VH-CNW was fatally injured.

Sources:
1. http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2002/aair/aair200203449.aspx
2. http://www.atsb.gov.au/media/24995/aair200203449_001.pdf
3. http://www.atsb.gov.au/newsroom/2004/release/2004_04.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
25-Apr-2014 05:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
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