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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28637
Last updated: 17 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402
Owner/operator:Peninsula Air Services
Registration: VH-RED
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Melbourne -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:YMEN
Destination airport:
The aircraft lost power in one engine on takeoff and was attempting to return to Essendon. The aircraft stalled when attempting to avoid power lines at the end of the airstrip and the aircraft crashed killing all 6 persons on board (pilot, nurse and 4 patients).


El Informador 4 September 1986, p8A

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
15-Mar-2009 04:14 woftam Updated
23-Apr-2018 13:46 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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