ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71291
Last updated: 23 July 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:10-JAN-2010
Time:10:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-ACR
C/n / msn: 28-20845
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Old South Rd, Mittagong, southern highlands of NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Mittagong, NSW (YMTG)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot was forced to land in a vineyard, after it clipped trees shortly after taking off from Mittagong airport (YMTG) on 10 January 2010. All four occupants survived with minor injuries.

Sources:

1. http://bigpondnews.com/articles/TopStories/2010/01/10/Four_escape_after_emergency_jet_landing_415935.html
2. http://www.optuszoo.com.au/regional_news/79548/illawarra/light-plane-makes-emergency-landing.html
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://bowral.yourguide.com.au/news/local/news/general/light-plane-crash-at-mittagong/1722061.aspx]
4. http://www.regosearch.com/aircraft/au/ACR
5. http://www.aeroclub.net.au/queryac.php?id=177&expand=ACR
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mittagong


Images:

Photo of VH-ACR courtesy AirHistory.net


Lake Macquarie (YPEC / BEO / YLMQ)
10 May 1976; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2010 19:38 RobertMB Added
09-Jan-2010 19:40 RobertMB Updated [Departure airport]
10-Jan-2010 06:12 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Departure airport]
10-Jan-2010 06:52 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2010 15:52 RobertMB Updated [Source]
05-Apr-2014 18:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description