Accident Cessna 210L Centurion VH-FTM,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 315348
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Date:Friday 16 June 2023
Time:c. 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 210L Centurion
Owner/operator:Katherine Aviation Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-FTM
MSN: 21061159
Year of manufacture:1976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Groote Eylandt-Alyangula Airport (GTE/YGTE), NT -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Groote Eylandt-Alyangula Airport, NT (GTE/YGTE)
Destination airport:Ngukurr Airport, NT (RPM/YNGU)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During take-off from Groote Eylandt-Alyangula Airport (GTE/YGTE), Northern Territory, a Cessna 210L Centurion experienced engine issues and the pilot attempted to return to the airport. During the approach, the aircraft collided with terrain and came to a rest inverted.
Four of the six occupants sustained serious injuries and the aircraft received substantial damage.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
10 July 2010 VH-FTM Barrier Aviation Pty 0 Casuarina Beach, Rapid Creek, NT min
17 April 2019 VH-FTM Katherine Aviation Pty Ltd 0 Hodgson Downs Airport (YHDD), Hodgson Downs, NT sub
Gear collapse

Revision history:

16-Jun-2023 13:38 gerard57 Added
16-Jun-2023 13:46 harro Updated
16-Jun-2023 14:51 RobertMB Updated
20-Jun-2023 08:42 Pineapple Updated
21-Jun-2023 07:27 RobertMB Updated

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