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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141536
Last updated: 8 September 2021
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Time:9:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N Skyhawk
Registration: VH-ZWR
MSN: 17270575
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Eastern Beach, Fraser Island, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A Cessna 172N Skyhawk that crashed on Queensland's Fraser Island was trying to take off when it lost power, police believe.

The plane was trying to take off on the island's Eastern Beach, about 3km south of Happy Valley, QLD, when it struck the ground and flipped over.

The four occupants were treated for minor bruising.


Revision history:

04-Jan-2012 00:29 gerard57 Added
04-Jan-2012 23:22 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Jan-2012 23:37 RobertMB Updated [Source]

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