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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205088
Last updated: 23 May 2018
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Date:26-JAN-2018
Time:06:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C560 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 560 Citation V Ultra
Owner/operator:Queensland Police Service
Registration: VH-PSU
C/n / msn: 5600515
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:near Gladstone, QLD -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:BNE/YBBN
Destination airport:TSV/YBTL
Narrative:
The aircraft was transporting Queensland police and emergency services officials from Brisbane to Townsville when it entered into a rapid descent. Those onboard reported loud banging and the smell of smoke in the incident. The aircraft was returned to Brisbane for an emergency landing and landed without further incident.

Sources:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-26/qld-government-air-drama-flight-turned-around/9364788
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VHPSU


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jan-2018 13:44 Pineapple Added
26-Jan-2018 16:38 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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