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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229588
Last updated: 22 July 2020
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Date:30-SEP-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C177 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177 Cardinal
Owner/operator:
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
Phase:
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

Papua New Guinea Post-Courier 1 October 1970, p6


Revision history:

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

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