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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207781
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Date:28-FEB-1994
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172P
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-FCQ
C/n / msn: 17274973
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Bonrook Station, NT -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bonrook Station, NT
Destination airport:YPDN
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199400499/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4933644/199400499.pdf

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


Revision history:

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