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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205757
Last updated: 26 June 2020
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Date:24-APR-1988
Time:15:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-TKR
C/n / msn: 15079208
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rocklea, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YBAF
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft collided in midair with a Piper PA-28, registered VH-RQQ, during a flying training exercise. The impact caused the right wing of the Piper to separate, resulting in the aircraft descending to the ground and killing the sole pilot. Despite receiving substantial damage in the collision, VH-TKR remained in flight and was landed without further incident.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1988/aair/aair198803454/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/26291/aair198803454.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Feb-2018 12:17 Pineapple Added
27-Nov-2018 07:56 Pineapple Updated [Other fatalities]

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