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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185648
Last updated: 30 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172L
Registration: VH-XZZ
C/n / msn: 17260216
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:six miles northeast of Byron Bay, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Lismore Aerodrome (LSY/YLIS)
Destination airport:Lismore Aerodrome (LSY/YLIS)
The airplane is missing. Search operations resumed on Tuesday 22 March 2016 and were subsequently suspended. The plane has not been found and the pilot is presumed to have died in the crash.



Photo of VH-XZZ courtesy

Clifton (YCFN)
13 March 2011; (c) Ian McDonell

Revision history:

22-Mar-2016 07:55 gerard57 Added
22-Mar-2016 08:38 Pineapple Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
22-Mar-2016 14:19 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Mar-2016 17:22 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
23-Mar-2016 07:03 Kardz Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
23-Mar-2016 10:54 Kardz Updated [Source]
16-Jun-2016 06:27 Anon. Updated [Source]

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