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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156760
Last updated: 31 October 2020
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Date:21-NOV-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150
Owner/operator:University of Western Australia Flying Club
Registration: VH-UWA
C/n / msn: 17614
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Beermullah, 80 km N of Perth, WA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:near Beermullah, WA, 80 km N of Perth
Narrative:
19.2.1960: Delivered with US registration N7814E, first registered in Australia as VH-BWG to Royal Aero Club of South Australia, Parafield Airport, SA. On 7.7.1964: sold to Rex Aviation Ltd, Bankstown, NSW. On 14.8.1964: Re-registered as VH-UER to University of Western Australia Flying Club. On 30.9.1965: Re-registered to same owners as VH-UWA (note "contrived" registration: UWA = University of Western Australia)

On 21.11.1966: Written-off when struck a tree and overturned during precautionary landing near Beermullah, 80 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Precautionary landing unsuccessfully aborted, and aircraft crashed during aborted climb-out/go-around. On 24.4.1967: Registration cancelled as "destroyed".

Sources:

1. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-UWA.html
2. http://uniflying.org.au/about-university-flying-club/history/#VH-UER
3. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-UER.html
4. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austb/VH-BWG%283%29.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2013 11:04 Uli Elch Added
19-Jun-2013 11:25 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Narrative]
31-Mar-2014 22:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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