Accident Cessna 172N Skyhawk VH-RSB,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 346356
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Date:Sunday 8 October 2023
Time:c. 16:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172N Skyhawk
Registration: VH-RSB
MSN: 17273719
Year of manufacture:1980
Engine model:Textron Lycoming O-320
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Merriton, SA -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Cessna 172N Skyhawk clipped some powerlines and crashed into a paddock near Merriton, South Australia.
The passenger died at the scene and the pilot died overnight after being transported to hospital. The aircraft was destroyed by the ensuing fire.

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History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
23 November 1989 VH-RSB 0 Essendon Airport, Melbourne, VIC sub


Revision history:

08-Oct-2023 07:03 hmmptwizzle Added
08-Oct-2023 09:17 RobertMB Updated
08-Oct-2023 10:07 hmmptwizzle Updated
09-Oct-2023 05:39 gerard57 Updated
09-Oct-2023 06:09 onetrack Updated
09-Oct-2023 07:57 harro Updated
09-Oct-2023 11:17 RobertMB Updated
10-Oct-2023 12:12 harro Updated

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