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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 278
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:10-JAN-1999
Time:09:36 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-PJH
C/n / msn: 17273502
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast Aerodrome, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast Aerodrome (MCY/YBSU)
Destination airport:Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast Aerodrome (MCY/YBSU)
Narrative:
The pilot departed Maroochydore for a scenic flight at about 0830 EST. On return to Maroochydore at about 0930 he requested clearance for a touch and go landing on runway 18. The aerodrome controller (ADC) observed that the aircraft bounced slightly on landing, and the pilot elected to go around.

During the go-around, the aircraft was observed to turn left at less than 100 ft AGL with a nose high attitude. The aircraft then descended steeply into the ground approximately 100 metres east of the runway. The pilot and two passengers received fatal injuries.

Sources:

ATSB Occurrence Nr. 199900112


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
11-Mar-2015 17:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
11-Mar-2015 17:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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