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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208209
Last updated: 24 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Registration: VH-WLQ
C/n / msn: 17271888
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rowland Flat, SA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Rowland Flat, SA
Destination airport:Rowland Flat, SA
Investigating agency: BASI
After the landing flare, the aircraft floated for a distance and touched down late. The pilot was reluctant in commencing a go-around and attempted to bring the aircraft to a halt before the end of the airstrip, but the aircraft overshot the strip and continued down a steep slope, coming to rest in a ditch.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

10 Nov 2007 VH-WLQ 3 Elliott (ALA), NM 37Km, NT w/o

Revision history:

26-Mar-2018 10:35 Pineapple Added

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