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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152900
Last updated: 5 January 2021
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Date:29-JAN-2013
Time:14:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 76 Duchess
Owner/operator:AeroPro Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-CLE
C/n / msn: ME-26
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bankstown Airport, Bankstown, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Nature:-
Departure airport:Bankstown Airport - BWU/YSBK
Destination airport:Bankstown Airport - BWU/YSBK
Narrative:
The four-seat light twin-engined aircraft, a Beech 76 Duchess, VH-CLE, sustained substantial damage after a fire broke out in the port engine while it was in a hangar at Bankstown Airport, Bankstown, New South Wales. No injuries were reported.

Registration VH-CLE cancelled as "destroyed by fire" 28 July 2013

Sources:

1. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.531783950189520.127665.173349336032985&type=1
2. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/VH-CLE.html
3. http://www.slatteryauctions.com.au/online.php?action=dai&mode=doi&aid=410&itm=26466&sp=1>p=1
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20180410091027/http://australianaviation.com.au/2013/09/october-2013-register-listing/
5. http://www.aircrashconsult.info/Jan_13_more.html

Media:

Beechcraft 76 Duchess VH-CLE at Bathurst (YBTH) New South Wales, June 3, 2000
MyAviation.net:
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Photographer Craig Murray


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2013 12:56 gerard57 Added
30-Jan-2013 16:29 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Jan-2013 16:44 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2014 22:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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