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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207740
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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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
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
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

21 Nov 1990 VH-TKH 0 25km NW of Oakey, QLD sub

Revision history:

17-Mar-2018 07:53 Pineapple Added

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