Date: August 14, 1997
Time: 16:35
Location: Tindal, NT, Australia
Operator: Air taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Sightseeing
AC Type: Cessna 210
Registration: VH-PJQ
cn / ln: 21062072
Aboard: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: While flying at a low altitude the aircraft experienced engine trouble and crashed into trees. The engine failed due to fuel exhaustion. The pilot did not take advantage of suitable areas available for a forced landing. The aircraft stalled at a height from which recovery was not considered possible.

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