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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214136
Last updated: 16 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172B
Registration: VH-CRB
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rylstone, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:YRYL
Destination airport:YRYL
Investigating agency: BASI
Witnesses reported that after takeoff in hot and gusty crosswind conditions the aircraft did not climb away normally. It passed over the boundary fence at a low height and then remained at about tree-top height for about 1km. The aircraft was then seen to turn sharply to the left before disappearing from view. It was subsequently discovered to have struck the ground while in a steep nose-down attitude, and to have been completely destroyed by a post impact fire.


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

Revision history:

06-Aug-2018 23:03 Pineapple Added

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