Accident SIAI-Marchetti S.211 VH-DZJ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 348110
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Date:Sunday 19 November 2023
Time:c. 13:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic S211 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
SIAI-Marchetti S.211
Owner/operator:Jetworks Aviation (owner: Elektrika Pty Ltd)
Registration: VH-DZJ
MSN: 005/02-002
Year of manufacture:1985
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Phillip Bay, about 12km W of Mornington, VIC -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Melbourne-Essendon Fields Airport, VIC (MEB/YMEN)
Destination airport:Melbourne-Essendon Fields Airport, VIC (MEB/YMEN)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
After a midair collision with another SIAI-Marchetti S.211 "Viper1" (VH-DQJ) it crashed into Port Phillip Bay, about 12km W of Mornington, Victoria. Police have confirmed that the two occupants, pilot and film cameraman, are presumed dead.
Search operations are being conducted and some orange coloured debris are already found.

VH-DQJ landed safely at Melbourne-Essendon Fields Airport at 13:50.

Ex Republic of Singapore Air Force 381

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Revision history:

19-Nov-2023 08:03 gerard57 Added
19-Nov-2023 08:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
19-Nov-2023 08:59 gerard57 Updated [Source]
19-Nov-2023 09:10 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
19-Nov-2023 10:14 Bidgee Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Category]
19-Nov-2023 10:29 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Nov-2023 11:49 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Nov-2023 17:31 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
19-Nov-2023 17:56 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
19-Nov-2023 18:40 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Nov-2023 07:52 Aerossurance Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
20-Nov-2023 08:24 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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