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VH-EQB Crash

Old 23rd Aug 2016, 04:28
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VH-EQB Crash

Just heard VH-EQB crashed on a flight out of Yabbie Creek (YYAB)


Anyone know anything about this?? Hope the crew and pax are ok!!
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Old 23rd Aug 2016, 08:35
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Originally Posted by Jonkie Gripes View Post
Just heard VH-EQB crashed on a flight out of Yabbie Creek (YYAB)


Anyone know anything about this?? Hope the crew and pax are ok!!
Nothing on the news about it.

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Old 23rd Aug 2016, 08:39
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Isn't Yabbie Creek near where they film Home and Away? Last week Ch7 advertised an episode involving an aircraft crashing, they used a plain white Bandit for that.
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Old 23rd Aug 2016, 08:51
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Spoiler alert! At least one dead.
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Old 23rd Aug 2016, 09:55
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Not a bad effort for a low budget Australian production.
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Old 23rd Aug 2016, 09:59
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Old 23rd Aug 2016, 12:44
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I know where Home is... where's Away?
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Old 23rd Aug 2016, 13:47
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Where are the spoilers on a Bandeirante? Did the spoiler cause the crash??
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Old 23rd Aug 2016, 14:46
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The spoilers on a Bandit sit in the cockpit...
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Old 24th Aug 2016, 06:52
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Originally Posted by TBM-Legend View Post
The spoilers on a Bandit sit in the cockpit...
Damn - PPRuNe needs a "like" button!

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Old 24th Aug 2016, 07:58
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So this thread by a first poster has degenerated into making light of an "alleged" crash?
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Old 24th Aug 2016, 08:00
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RR is obviously not a Ch 7 watcher...
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Old 24th Aug 2016, 09:18
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If Ch 7 wants to add more realism they need to do some classic PPRuNe / reporter sayings

"The Pilot deliberately detached the wings"

"Must be RAAUS"

"Must be a Jabiru"

"Aircraft was a Cessna Beech Piper Boeing"

"That will buff out"

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Old 24th Aug 2016, 10:29
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Old 24th Aug 2016, 10:50
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I wonder perhaps if they used the airframe that was up for tender a while back in the Aviation Trader...
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Old 24th Aug 2016, 10:51
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I'm (not a CH7 watcher) very confused right now. Can someone please explain exactly what's going on?

I'm quite familiar with VH-EQB (it's the main skydiving plane in Goulburn) but I've got no idea what's happening in this thread.
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Old 24th Aug 2016, 11:11
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This is what I make of it.No doubt,only partially correct.

'Yabbie Creek' is a fictional place.It's a setting for Channel 7's 'Home and Away'.
Also YYAB is not the ICAO code for the aforementioned Yabbie Creek (because it's fictional).YYAB is Yackabindie,WA.

Moving along,Ch.7 have been promoting a 'plane crash' in an upcoming episode.So,the OP is,in effect,attempting to promote a Ch.7 show by posting a description of a fictional prang.Perhaps to get 'viral' hits on search engines ?Apparently,the 7 promo depicts a white Bandit (I don't watch soaps).As to why VH-EQB is mentioned,I have no idea.
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Old 24th Aug 2016, 11:39
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VH-EQB was the rego on the 'crashed' plane

The pilot in me watched it, just to pick on mistakes but they did an ok job, hey they used a real rego, an it appears the real VH-EQB for some of the shots.
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Old 24th Aug 2016, 12:26
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Extremely sick form from Jonkie Gripes.

Typical of those in that industry...no conception of anything other than self promotion.

Whilst many of us are wringing hands wondering if we have lost another mate.

Perhaps the thread should be culled for the reasons outlined.
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Old 24th Aug 2016, 14:23
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Lighten up SB - anyone with half a brain can check and see immediately that Yabbie Ck doesn't exist, and YYAB is Yackabindie airstrip.
It only takes 5 seconds of applied thought to understand the deal had to be a fictional drama, and almost certainly a TV one.
I might add, I rarely watch TV, and I've never watched a soapie in my life.
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