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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228360
Last updated: 18 September 2019
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Type:Drifter WB
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Clifton Airfield (YCFN), Clifton, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Whilst conducting a clearing turn at 4800 feet (3300 feet above ground level), about 3 nautical miles south of the Clifton Airfield prior to a stalling exercise, a student observed a RAAF Hornet jet "pop out" from behind a cloud about 1 nm directly in front of the drifter and head straight towards them at the same height. The Hornet jet then commenced a mild descending turn to their right passing under the Drifter and to the side a short distance away. They did not respond to a radio call on the CTAF frequency.


Revision history:

20-Aug-2019 08:16 Pineapple Added
18-Sep-2019 08:34 Pineapple Updated [Phase, Nature, Damage, Narrative]

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