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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89091
Last updated: 29 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 210K
Registration: VH-MJD
MSN: 21059428
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cape Ford, 150 Km SW of Darwin, Northern Territories -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Timber Creek, NT (YTBR)
Destination airport:Darwin, NT (YPDN)
A man has swum to shore after crashing a light plane into the sea off the Northern Territory coast. The Cessna made a belly landing after the engine failed. The pilot was uninjured and Police located the downed aircraft via its EPIRB. The pilot was rescued by the Careflight helicopter at 11:30. The crash happened about 150 kilometres south-west of Darwin about 10am.



Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 Dec 1990 VH-MJD 0 Lake Evella Airport (YLEV), Gapuwiyak, NT sub
17 Dec 1997 VH-MJD 0 Ranku Airport (YRAK), Ranku, NT sub


Photo of VH-MJD courtesy

Ballarat (YBLT)
20 March 1979; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

17-Jan-2011 03:57 gerard57 Added
21-Jan-2011 15:30 vhkdk Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2014 19:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2014 08:03 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]

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