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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214370
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:27-JUN-1985
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-WHK
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cape Keer-Weer, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Cape Keer-Weer, QLD
Destination airport:Musgrave Station, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Just after the aircraft became airborne it encountered a strong gust of wind. The left wingtip and nose wheel struck the ground and the aircraft overturned.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198503519/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30565/aair198503519.pdf

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


Revision history:

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