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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157004
Last updated: 27 October 2019
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Date:25-JAN-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna P206A Super Skylane
Owner/operator:Crowley Airways
Registration: VH-CSD
C/n / msn: P206-0196
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Laiagam Airport, Laiagam, Enga Province, Lagaip-Porgera District -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Laiagam Airport, PNG (LGM)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crowley Airways of Lae took delivery of this new model Cessna P206A Super Skylane in September 1966 from Rex Aviation at Bankstown, who had been using it as demonstrator VH-RDH. Re-registered in early 1967 as VH-CSD.

Written off when crashed on takeoff at Laiagam Airport, Laiagam, Western Enga Province, Lagaip-Porgera District, Papua New Guinea, on 25 January 1970, at approximate coordinates: 527′48″S, 14308′42″E.

Sources:

1. http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/safety-investigation-reports.aspx?mode=Aviation&q=VH-CSD
2. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austcl/VH-CSD.html
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laiagam


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jun-2013 08:49 Uli Elch Added
23-Jun-2013 09:41 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Apr-2014 16:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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