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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 183127
Last updated: 29 August 2019
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Date:05-JAN-2016
Time:c. 17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic ECHO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tecnam P92 Eaglet
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 24-8395
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Between Lake Eyre South and Marree, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Marree (YMRE)
Destination airport:Marree (YMRE)
Narrative:
The plane failed to arrive at Marree Airport (YMRE) at 1930. Search operations were conducted the following morning. The two POB were found at 0930 after an airliner received a distress signal and at the same time, a fixed wing Search & Rescue aircraft spotted them. PIC has said that engine failure resulted in a forced landing.

Sources:

https://www.9news.com.au/national/2016/01/06/05/36/light-aircraft-missing-in-outback-south-australia
http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/incidents/light-aircraft-carrying-two-people-missing-in-south-australia/news-story/ba489676d8b056911234df95179d67ff
https://au.news.yahoo.com/light-plane-missing-in-outback-south-australia-with-two-people-on-board-30495365.html
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-06/search-outback-missing-small-aircraft/7069854
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-06/light-plane-found-with-two-men-rescued/7070342
http://www.tecnam.com/aircraft/p92-eaglet/
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/two-men-aboard-missing-ultralight-plane-have-been-rescued-near-marree-in-sas-far-north/news-story/0f1f920f6d33f59eceb8bd326fcdc985


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2016 19:07 gerard57 Added
05-Jan-2016 22:35 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2016 06:58 annon Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
06-Jan-2016 10:22 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 06:53 Pineapple Updated [Damage]
24-Mar-2016 12:18 Kardz Updated [Registration, Location, Source]

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