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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 283
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Time:1834 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R
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
Departure airport:Moorabbin, Melbourne (MBW/YMMB)
Destination airport:Moorabbin, Melbourne (MBW/YMMB)
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.



Revision history:

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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