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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178711
Last updated: 5 August 2019
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Date:16-AUG-2015
Time:09:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Champagne Gold Coast Realty Pty
Registration: VH-PAK
C/n / msn: E-1060
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Southport Airport (YSPT), Coombahah, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Southport (SHQ/YSPT)
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a loss of engine power and impacted timbered bushland terrain while on approach to Southport Airport (YSPT), Coombahah, Queensland. The airplane sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received minor injuries.

Sources:

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/pilot-escapes-with-scratches-after-gold-coast-light-plane-crash-20150816-gj0210.html
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-16/pilot-escapes-light-plane-crash-on-gold-coast/6700966
http://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/news/crime-court/a-pilot-walks-away-unharmed-from-a-plane-crash-at-coombabah/story-fnje8bkv-1227485534686
https://au.news.yahoo.com/amazing-escape-from-crashed-plane-29274296.html
http://casa-query.funnelback.com/search/search.cgi?collection=casa_aircraft_register&profile=_default&collection=casa_aircraft_register&form=&query=&meta_v_sand=Pak&Search=Search&session=1344335542





Images:

Photo of VH-PAK courtesy AirHistory.net


Griffith (YGTH / GFF)
June 1979; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Aug-2015 05:19 Geno Added
16-Aug-2015 22:57 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
16-Aug-2015 22:58 Geno Updated [Operator]
17-Aug-2015 09:26 Anon. Updated [Registration]

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