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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207740
Last updated: 6 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Registration: VH-TKH
C/n / msn: 17270460
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12km NE of Biggenden, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YGLA
Destination airport:YBSU
Investigating agency: BASI
The aircraft was en route from Gladstone to Maroochydore when it experienced a sudden and complete loss of engine power. The pilot elected to force-land in a partially-cleared paddock, which was the only suitable option available. During the landing roll, the aircraft struck trees and the nose gear was severed. The aircraft nosed over and came to rest inverted.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

17-Mar-2018 07:53 Pineapple Added

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