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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229588
Last updated: 22 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C177 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177 Cardinal
Registration: VH-...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Cygnet, Tasmania -   Australia
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Ditched in sea off Cygnet and sank in ten feet of water. Four occupants were able to swim to shore. One of the passengers was the Surveyor-General for Papua New Guinea, Mr Robert Matheson. Pilot was was Mr John Linton, other passengers were husband and wife John & Hazel Pike.


Papua New Guinea Post-Courier 1 October 1970, p6

Revision history:

02-Oct-2019 07:05 TB Added
22-Jul-2020 23:58 Ron Averes Updated [Date, Registration, Country, Narrative]

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