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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89091
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:17-JAN-2011
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 210K
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-MJD
C/n / msn: 21059428
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cape Ford, 150 Km SW of Darwin, Northern Territories -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Timber Creek, NT (YTBR)
Destination airport:Darwin, NT (YPDN)
Narrative:
A man has swum to shore after crashing a light plane into the sea off the Northern Territory coast. The Cessna made a belly landing after the engine failed. The pilot was uninjured and Police located the downed aircraft via its EPIRB. The pilot was rescued by the Careflight helicopter at 11:30. The crash happened about 150 kilometres south-west of Darwin about 10am.


Sources:

1. http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/01/17/3114712.htm?site=darwin
2. http://www.ntnews.com.au/article/2011/01/18/207251_ntnews.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jan-2011 03:57 gerard57 Added
21-Jan-2011 15:30 vhkdk Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2014 19:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2014 08:03 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]

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