Accident Piper PA-31P-350 Mojave VH-PGW, 15 Jun 2010
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75131
 
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Date:15-JUN-2010
Time:08:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-31P-350 Mojave
Owner/operator:Skymaster Air Services
Registration: VH-PGW
MSN: 31P-8414036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Canley Vale Road, Canley Vale, near Sydney, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Bankstown, Sydney, NSW (BWU/YSBK)
Destination airport:Brisbane Airport, Queensland (BNE/YBBN)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced an engine failure some minutes after takeoff and was trying to return to Bankstown airport but could not hold altitude and crashed on a road and caught fire while trying to make an emergency landing. Both occupants sustained fatal injuries. Two adults and five children, not occupants in the aircraft, were taken to a hospital suffering from shock.

Sources:

1. http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2010/aair/ao-2010-043.aspx
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/2010/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-navajo-chieftain-in-bankstown-2-killed/]
3. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/light-plane-crashes-near-canley-vale-primary-school-in-canley-vale-road-report/story-e6frf7l6-1225879744477
4. http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/we-have-to-put-it-down-on-the-road-pilot-tells-control-seconds-before-fatal-crash-20100615-yasn.html
5. http://www.airliners.net/photos/airliners/4/3/7/1289734.jpg (photo)
6. http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/deadly-plane-crash-reveals-old-aircraft-still-flying-nsw-hospital-patients-20160214-gmtkqr.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2010 19:07 angels one five Added
14-Jun-2010 19:12 angels one five Updated [Source]
14-Jun-2010 20:56 Banjo Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature]
14-Jun-2010 22:29 angels one five Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
14-Jun-2010 22:31 Banjo Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Jun-2010 22:31 slowkid Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jun-2010 00:55 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
15-Jun-2010 10:21 harro Updated [Time, Source]
15-Jun-2010 10:25 harro Updated [Embed code]
24-Jul-2010 05:57 harro Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code]
16-Feb-2016 14:52 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
16-Feb-2016 14:54 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
20-Oct-2017 18:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Oct-2017 18:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source]

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