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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34130
Last updated: 14 September 2019
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Date:02-JAN-1987
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206 Stationair
Owner/operator:North Curtis Island
Registration: VH-AMF
C/n / msn: U206-0429
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rockhampton, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rockhampton, Queensland (YBRK)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Caught fire on start-up at Rockhampton, Queensland 2 January 1987, with loss of life to one person (an apprentice aircraft fitter). Was stored for a few years at Rockhampton, then rebuilt and re-registered in 1992. In October 2013, VH-AMF was still "alive and well", and was put up sale at auction (see link #2)

Sources:

1. https://www.pprune.org/pacific-general-aviation-questions/152566-png-ples-bilong-tok-tok-127.html#post5548828
2. http://www.ruralpropertyservices.com.au/properties/glenprairie-aircraft.php
3. https://flickr.com/photos/cqplanespotting/4928589185/
4. http://mrsamuel.aeroclub.com.au/queryac.php?query=&id=642&start=6&expand=AMF


Images:

Photo of VH-AMF courtesy AirHistory.net


Griffith (YGTH / GFF)
October 1979; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Apr-2014 20:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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