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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Datum:Montag 15 November 2010
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 400
Kennzeichen: VH-VHB
Werknummer: 475
Baujahr: 2002
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331-12JR-701C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Bunger Hills (   Antarctica)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
A CASA C-212-400 Aviocar plane, registered VH-VHB, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Bunger Hills, Antarctica. All four crew members survived. The airplane, operating for the Australian Antarctic Program, Unexpectedly hit some sastrugi (hard, ridged ice) on landing. The plane's main gear on one side was displaced and there was some buckling of the fuselage.

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photo of CASA-C-212-Aviocar-400-VH-VHB
accident date: 15-11-2010
type: CASA C-212 Aviocar 400
registration: VH-VHB
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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