NTSB Identification: WPR10WA309
Accident occurred Monday, June 21, 2010 in Broken Hill, Australia
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 21, 2010, about 0145 coordinated universal time, a Cessna 172N, VH-UFN, registered to a private owner, collided with water during an unknown flight phase near Broken Hill, New South Wales (NSW), Australia. The airplane was reported missing and was subsequently located submerged in water. The airplane was substantially damaged and the pilot, the sole occupant, was killed. The flight departed from Woolcunda Homestead, NSW, at an unknown time.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Australia. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Government of Australia. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB)
Level 2 West, 62 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, Australia 2601
PO Box 967, Civic Square, Canberra ACT, Australia 2608

Phone: +(61) 2 6257-4150
Fax: +(61) 2 6274-6434


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