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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207781
Last updated: 12 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172P
Registration: VH-FCQ
C/n / msn: 17274973
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bonrook Station, NT -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Bonrook Station, NT
Destination airport:YPDN
Investigating agency: BASI
Following a short-field takeoff from Bonrook Station, the aircraft became airborne and commenced to fly clear of the 10m tall trees at the end of the strip. The pilot became concerned about a tree directly ahead of the aircraft and commenced a left turn to avoid the tree. The stall warning then sounded and the aircraft descended into the trees. Both occupants sustained minor injuries on impact and the aircraft was destroyed.


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

Revision history:

18-Mar-2018 07:14 Pineapple Added

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