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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 120992
Last updated: 11 October 2019
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Date:18-JAN-2011
Time:08:30 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-301
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:MacDonald Road, St. George, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:St. George, Queensland (YGSE)
Narrative:
Crop duster pilot allowed aircraft to fly into terrain resulting in loss of aircraft. According to a contemporary ABC news report: "A man has suffered facial injuries after crashing his plane at a property at St George in Queensland's southern inland. Paramedics say the crash happened on the property around 8:30am (AEST).

The pilot managed to get out of his plane and meet ambulance officers on a nearby road. He has been taken to St George Hospital in a stable condition with facial injuries and back pain. The Fire and Rescue team are at the scene to check for chemical or fuel contamination."

Sources:

1. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-01-18/man-walks-away-from-plane-crash/1909162
2. http://www.news.com.au/national/cropdusting-plane-crashes-near-st-george/story-e6frfkp9-1225990155227
3. http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/cropdusting-plane-crashes-near-st-george/story-e6freoof-1225990155227


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Mar-2011 00:24 Petro Added
13-May-2014 20:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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