ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 283
Last updated: 6 March 2015
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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.
|C/n / msn:|| 172-80362|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Moorabbin, Melbourne, Victoria -
|Departure airport:||Moorabbin, Melbourne (MBW/YMMB)|
|Destination airport:||Moorabbin, Melbourne (MBW/YMMB)|
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.
||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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