Date: April 01, 2002
Time: 07:25
Location: Near Cairns, QLD, Australia
Operator: Air Taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Cairns - Hicks Island
AC Type: Shrike Commander 500S
Registration: VH-UJB
cn / ln: 3152
Aboard: 4   (passengers:3  crew:1)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:3  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into low terrain while en route. Why the pilot continued flight into marginal weather conditions at an altitude that was insufficient to ensure terrain clearance, could not be established.

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