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Light plane crashed in central Victoria on Monday 29 October 2012. PDF Print E-mail
Date: 29-OCT-2012
Time: 01:00 p.m.
Type: Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Operator: Private
Registration:  
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Private airstrip near Bagshot, north of Bendigo -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature: Private
Departure airport: Montrose
Destination airport: Bendigo
Narrative:
One man is dead and two others are seriously injured after a light plane crashed in central Victoria on Monday 29 October 2012.

Police say the men were flying from Montrose to Bendigo in a Cessna 172 single engine plane. They were attempting to land at a private airstrip near Bagshot, north of Bendigo, when the plane clipped power lines just after 1pm.

The plane brought down the power lines and burst into flames on impact.


Sources:
http://www.smh.com.au/victoria/one-dead-two-injured-in-plane-crash-near-bendigo-20121029-28f2a.html

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 30 October 2012 )