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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 265162
 
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Date:24-NOV-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Turtle Airways
Registration: DQ-FDI
MSN: 65457
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sea off Suva, Viti Levu -   Fiji
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Nadi Airport
Destination airport:Nausori Airport
Narrative:
A Cessna 172 crashed into a bay off Suva after hitting telephone wires and power lines. The pilot and three passengers were rescued. Only Cessna 172 in Fiji at this time was DQ-FDI.

Sources:

1. https://www.fijitimes.com/back-in-history-aircraft-crashes-in-bay/
2. Janic Geelen, NZ.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jul-2021 07:51 gerard57 Added
27-Nov-2021 01:57 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Destination airport]
15-Dec-2021 04:25 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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