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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74046
Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Date:15-NOV-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Garry Herne t/a Vintage Tiger Moth Joyflights
Registration: VH-BEN
C/n / msn: DHA01067
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Point Cook (YPCK)
Destination airport:Point Cook (YPCK)
Narrative:
Operated by Garry Herne of Professional Aviation Services Pty Ltd trading as ‘Vintage Tiger Moth Joyflights’. Substantially damaged 15 November 2008: Aircraft flipped over on the landing roll during a joy flight at Point Cook aerodrome, Melbourne,Victoria. Gusty conditions with thermal activity was noted at the field at the time of the accident.
Garry Herne was not the pilot involved in this accident.
This Tiger Moth was built for the RAAF as A17-736; civilianised post war as VH-BQN, later VH-BEN

Sources:

1. The Moth, Enterprise, # 146
2. The date of the Youtube video states 15 Nov 2008.
3. http://www.tigermothjoyflights.com/pages/abouttigermothjoyflights.php
4. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/gallery/DH82A-Tiger-Moth-A17-736/Tiger_Moth_VH_BEN_Point_Cook_15th_November_2008_b?full=1 (photo post accident)
5. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austb/VH-BEN.html
6. http://www.dhmothclub.co.uk/tf/tfaustralia.html
7. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/2a17c.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Apr-2010 10:16 Petro Added
05-May-2011 14:10 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
05-May-2011 14:11 Anon. Updated [Date, Source]
05-May-2011 14:14 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
11-Apr-2014 17:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2015 14:08 gherne Updated [Narrative]

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