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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233865
Last updated: 23 November 2020
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Date:11-MAR-2020
Time:c. 09:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 404 Titan
Owner/operator:Aerohire Pty Ltd opf. Airconnect Aviation
Registration: VH-OZO
C/n / msn: 404-0653
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 km SE of Lockhart River Airport, QLD (IRG/YLHR) -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Cairns Airport, QLD (CNS/YBCS)
Destination airport:Lockhart River Airport, QLD (IRG/YLHR)
Narrative:
On March 11th, 2020, at around 0944, a Cessna 404 Titan, registration VH-OZO, was destroyed when it collided with the terrain of a beach while on approach to Lockhart River Airport (IRG/YLHR), Queensland, Australia. The five occupants onboard were fatally injured.

The aircraft was on its second approach to the airport after one missed approach.

Sources:

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/lockhart-river-plane-crash-five-feared-dead-in-cape-york-flight-disaster/news-story/9e0d5b22c009b8e694bcd07d45d120ce
https://www.9news.com.au/national/queensland-plane-crash-lockhart-river-far-north/a7d03e3e-67de-472f-901d-b267333caca1?ocid=Social-9News&fbclid=IwAR1lYmFT3-EzJIbLk_Wp9EmcSEBUeOStn5Lu_4OfIkaVG2WlCQEoZ3rB4lA
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-11/lockhart-river-search-plane-crash-beach-qld/12046400

Data _______________________________

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VHOZO
https://www.flickr.com/photos/143294701@N04/33977403212/ (Photo)

ATSB _______________________________
https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2020/aair/ao-2020-017/

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2020 05:18 Captain Adam Added
11-Mar-2020 06:53 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
11-Mar-2020 06:55 B777 Updated [Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2020 06:56 harro Updated [Location, Nature]
11-Mar-2020 07:39 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Source]
11-Mar-2020 18:05 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2020 20:16 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Photo]
12-Mar-2020 13:55 Captain Adam Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Mar-2020 16:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
12-Mar-2020 16:21 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
26-Mar-2020 08:02 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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