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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216833
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:28-OCT-2018
Time:07:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SREY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Progressive Aerodyne Searey
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 19-7682
C/n / msn: 1MK416C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:McCanes Bay, Bowen, North QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted the waters of the Coral Sea while practicing touch-and-go water landings offshore of Bowen in the Whitsunday Region of North Queensland. The tailwheel equipped amphibious airplane sustained unreported damage and the sole pilot onboard was not injured during the incident.

Sources:

https://www.springfielddailyrecord.com.au/news/lucky-escape-as-plane-crashes-into-sea-at-bowen/3561780/
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Bowen+QLD+4805,+Australia/@-20.1179152,148.1791025,10z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x6bd78304e1bc739f:0x400eef17f2081f0?hl=en-us&gl=us
https://gaaircraftaus.blogspot.com/2016/06/progressive-aerodyne-searey-19-7682.html

http://www.searey.com.au


Images:

Photo of 19-7682 courtesy AirHistory.net


Watts Bridge (YWSG)
26 May 2018; (c) Ian McDonell

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Oct-2018 04:39 Geno Added
01-Nov-2018 13:10 Kardz Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]

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