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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27109
Last updated: 4 January 2021
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Date:06-NOV-1974
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402
Owner/operator:Port Augusta Air Services
Registration: VH-BPX
C/n / msn: 402-0169
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Port Pirie, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Port Augusta, SA (YPAG)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
This Cessna 402 came in from New Zealand in 1968 where it was ZK-CSZ. It was the 169th Cessna 402 was originally built as N4069Q. It was later sold to Port Augusta Air Services and had an accident at Port Pirie on 6 November 1974. Repaired, it went on to fly until the early 2000s, when its CofA was cancelled.

Sources:

1. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austb/VH-BPX(2).html
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20081121225608/http://www.baaa-acro.com/Pays/A/Australie-1970-1979.htm


Images:

Photo of VH-BPX courtesy AirHistory.net


Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
28 December 1985; (c) Gavin Hughes

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
13-Apr-2014 03:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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