Accident Pitts Model 12 VH-DZN, Monday 10 January 2011
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Date:Monday 10 January 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pitts Model 12
Owner/operator:Benjarra Pty. Ltd.
Registration: VH-DZN
MSN: 058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Hawkins Creek, W of Ingham, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Ingham, Queensland (IGH/YIGM)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A small plane has crashed in north Queensland killing the pilot and his passenger. It happened on a sugar-cane farm in Hawkins Creek west of Ingham.

The pilot was an experienced cropduster and was performing aerobatic manoeuvres before the engine cut out and it spiralled into the cane field.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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Revision history:

10-Jan-2011 02:33 gerard57 Added
10-Jan-2011 02:43 Anon. Updated [Time, Source]
10-Jan-2011 09:38 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
11-Jan-2011 07:32 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
24-Apr-2014 01:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jun-2022 02:13 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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