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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213863
Last updated: 19 September 2020
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Date:29-DEC-1974
Time:14:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172K
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-KUE
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Slade Point, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YBPI
Destination airport:YBMK
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
At approximately 1445 hours, EST, on 29 December, 1974 a Cessna 172K aircraft, registered VH-KUE, crashed into the sea some eight kilometres north of Slade Point, Queensland. The bodies of two of the three occupants of the aircraft and portions of the aircraft wreckage were subsequently located and recovered from the sea.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1974/aair/aair197400046/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/24677/197400046.pdf

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


Revision history:

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