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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67772
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Date:04-AUG-2009
Time:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S
Owner/operator:S.Kidman and Co., North Adelaide,SA
Registration: VH-JFD
C/n / msn: 172S8885
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Coober Pedy, SA -   Australia
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YCBP
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Unable to start the Cessna from the cockpit, he spun the propeller by hand but was not quick enough clambering aboard.

The plane flew for 300 metres before smashing into pieces when it crash landed.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://blog.taragana.com/n/plane-takes-itself-for-a-ride-in-australia-129708/]
http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/200908/r411368_1944378.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2009 05:35 RobertMB Added
04-Aug-2009 17:34 RobertMB Updated
11-Mar-2010 10:23 cessbloke Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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