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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213421
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402
Owner/operator:Hawker de Havilland Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-RIZ
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bell Peak North, QLD -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:YBMK
Destination airport:YBCS
Investigating agency: BASI
On 28th January, 1970 at approximately 2137 hours EST, a Cessna 402 aircraft, registered VH-RIZ, struck trees and crashed to the ground on the western side of Bell Peak North, Queensland. The aircraft crashed in a heavily timbered area and the wreckage was scattered on a mean bearing of 310 degrees magnetic. Examination of the impact marks indicated that the aircraft had been under control in substantially level flight and probably descending at a shallow angle at the time of the accident.


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

Revision history:

18-Jul-2018 08:57 Pineapple Added

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