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Last updated: 21 May 2019
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Date:19-MAR-2012
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRUZ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CZAW SportCruiser
Owner/operator:Hinkler Flying School
Registration: 24-7552
C/n / msn: 09SC266
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Fairymead, just north of Bundaberg, QLD -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YBUD
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A search for a CZAW SportCruiser LSA missing near Bundaberg since 3.30pm will resume in the morning.

The aircraft, carrying two male occupants, left Bundaberg Airport - YBUD around 1.30pm and was expected to travel to the Burrum River before returning via Childers and Gin Gin, according to police.

Searchers found the aircraft one day later in the early morning in a cane paddock near Fairymead, just north of Bundaberg, Queensland.

Bot occupants were killed.

Sources:

http://www.gladstoneobserver.com.au/story/2012/03/20/crews-locate-missing-plane-agl-action-rescue/
http://www.thechronicle.com.au/story/2012/03/20/search-light-aircraft/
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-03-20/two-feared-dead-in-light-plane-crash/3900340
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/two-killed-in-light-aircraft-crash-20120320-1vghz.html

http://1000aircraftphotos.com/Contributions/HoneMartin/10457.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2012 11:31 gerard57 Added
19-Mar-2012 17:10 RobertMB Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Mar-2012 05:29 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2012 07:17 Geno Updated [Source]

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