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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206567
Last updated: 29 December 2020
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Date:24-FEB-1991
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-XCB
C/n / msn: 28-8216054
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mt McKeahnie, ACT -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YSCB
Destination airport:YSCB
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted a tree, resulting in the right wing being torn off. The aircraft descended through the trees, coming to rest on the ground approximately 35 metres from the initial impact.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1991/aair/aair199100007/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/26004/aair199100007.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-XCB courtesy AirHistory.net


Maitland (YMND / MTL)
21 October 1984; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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