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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204000
Last updated: 1 September 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206C
Registration: VH-DSP
C/n / msn: U2060981
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Katoomba Airfield (YKAT), Medlow Bath, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YBCS
Destination airport:YKAT
During the landing roll at Katoomba Airfield, the aircraft encountered a crosswind, causing it to drift to the right. Despite the pilot's attempt to counter the crosswind, the effort was unsuccessful and the aircraft collided with a pile of felled trees at the side of the runway, coming to rest inverted. The three occupants sustained minor injuries and were able to exit the aircraft.



Photo of VH-DSP courtesy

Rockhampton (YBRK / ROK / YBPN)
29 April 1976; (c) David Carter

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08-Jan-2018 09:33 Pineapple Added

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