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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203789
Last updated: 7 November 2020
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Date:09-MAR-2002
Time:17:29
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Owner/operator:
Registration: N79GW
C/n / msn: 340A0680
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:11km SE of Cairns Aerodrome, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bankstown, NSW
Destination airport:Cairns, QLD
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
The pilot attempted to make an emergency landing in a cleared strip in a paddock 11km south-east of Cairns Aerodrome and impacted the ground short of the strip, resulting in substantial damage to the aircraft. The pilot was seriously injured and the passengers sustained minor injuries.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2002/aair/aair200200885/

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: ATSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2018 09:36 Pineapple Added
04-Jan-2018 09:37 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source]

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