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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197375
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:12-AUG-2017
Time:11:45LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic D6SL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
The Airplane Factory Sling 4
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-BEG
C/n / msn: 035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Caloundra airport, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Heck Field (Jacobs Well)
Destination airport:Caloundra
Narrative:
The plane flipped over upon landing. Pilot was distracted by parachuters landing at the airport. His radio was also not working. He came in too fast and high. He then carried out a sideslip on short finals, while looking at the runway and not his speed. He stalled the plane at 200ft. The left wing drop when he turned left to exit the sideslide.
Two occupants were seriously injured.

Sources:

www.sbs.com.au
https://twitter.com/aap_multimedia/status/896249331971350528
http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/08/12/13/07/light-plane-crash-queensland-airport
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/caloundra-light-plane-crash-leaves-pilot-fighting-for-life-20170812-gxuxaf.html
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https://flightaware.com/resources/registration/VHBEG


Images:


Photo is taken from this plane while in sideslide, 4 seconds before impact

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Aug-2017 07:31 gerard57 Added
12-Aug-2017 07:33 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Embed code]
12-Aug-2017 11:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 11:32 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
13-Aug-2017 09:35 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
14-Aug-2017 06:20 sling8667 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
09-Sep-2017 09:51 Ppl Updated [Narrative, Photo, ]

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