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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147892
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:24-AUG-2012
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic RAF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
RAF 2000
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:100 Km E of Pormpuraaw on Western Cape York, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A man has died when a RAF 20000 gyrocopter crashed in far north Queensland. It happened about 100 kilometres east of Pormpuraaw, on western Cape York. The pilot was the only person on board.

Sources:

1. http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2012/08/24/3575414.htm
2. http://gyrocopteraccidentsinaustralia.blogspot.co.uk/
3. ATSB Report Ref. 201206025


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Aug-2012 00:37 gerard57 Added
27-Mar-2014 23:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2014 23:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
08-Dec-2019 16:50 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative, Plane category]

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