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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209454
Last updated: 25 August 2020
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Date:24-FEB-1996
Time:09:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna P206
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-PLE
C/n / msn: P206-0146
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Corowa Airport (YCOR), Corowa, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Parachuting
Departure airport:YCOR
Destination airport:YCOR
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Shortly after takeoff, the pilot noticed the fuel pressure dropped to zero and the engine stopped suddenly. The pilot immediately landed back on the remaining length of runway, but the aircraft overshot the runway and entered rough terrain, resulting in a collapse of the nose gear.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1996/aair/199600571/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4931597/199600571.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-PLE courtesy AirHistory.net


Moorabbin (YMMB / MBW)
30 November 1981; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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