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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143822
Last updated: 2 September 2019
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Date:18-FEB-2012
Time:08:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SREY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey N450
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-DUK
C/n / msn: IDK393C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Near Port Macquarie - YPMQ -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YPMQ
Destination airport:Innisfail
Narrative:
Shortly after take off from Port Macquarie - YPMQ the aircraft suffered engine troubles and was forced to make an emergency landing. The elderly pilot made a crash landing in a paddock. Only minor damage to the aircraft was reported.

Both occupants escaped uninjured.

Sources:

http://www.portnews.com.au/news/local/news/general/two-men-escape-injury-in-plane-crash/2459853.aspx
http://www.airliners.net/photo/Progressive-Aerodyne-Searey/1666088/?sid=845221721703bb33f3da1be8ebc96bbb (picture)


Images:

Photo of VH-DUK courtesy AirHistory.net


Penfield (YPEF)
11 October 2009; (c) Phil Vabre

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2012 00:14 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added

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