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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 392
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:11-JAN-2002
Time:12:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206F
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-STL
C/n / msn: U20603389
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:9 km E Horn Island, Aero., QLD -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Badu Island, QLD
Destination airport:Horn Island, QLD
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed at sea approximately 3 nautical miles east of Horn Island. The body of the pilot and sole occupant was never found.

Factors:
1. Weather conditions at Horn Island aerodrome were less than visual meteorological conditions at the time of the occurrence.
2. The pilot was not current for flight in IMC.
3. The pilot lost control of the aircraft at an altitude from which recovery was not considered possible.

Sources:

ATSB Occurrence Nr. 200200035
https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2002/aair/aair200200035/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
04-Jan-2018 12:17 Pineapple Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Jan-2018 12:18 harro Updated [Narrative]

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