Accident Cessna 172M Skyhawk VH-JUA,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 346599
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Date:Sunday 15 October 2023
Time:c. 12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172M Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Air Gold Coast Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-JUA
MSN: 17266434
Year of manufacture:1976
Total airframe hrs:14158 hours
Engine model:Textron Lycoming O-320-E2D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:2.9 km SW of Murwillumbah, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Gold Coast Airport, QLD (OOL/YBCG)
Destination airport:Murwillumbah Airport, NSW (YMUR)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During a missed approach, the aircraft did not climb as expected and the pilot conducted a forced landing. The aircraft subsequently collided with terrain resulting in minor injuries to the pilot, who was the sole occupant onboard.

Contributing factors
-During the go-around, it is likely the aircraft was incorrectly configured resulting in reduced climb performance.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Report number: AO-2023-048
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report

Sources: (photo)



Revision history:

15-Oct-2023 06:27 pillowskbee Updated
15-Oct-2023 08:03 RobertMB Updated
15-Oct-2023 10:09 hmmptwizzle Updated
16-Oct-2023 09:43 Anon. Updated
14-Feb-2024 14:30 ASN Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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