Aviation safety investigations & reports

Cessna 182D, VH-DZL, Pentland, QLD, 3 February 1970

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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Judging the airstrip to be wet the pilot elected to land on the sealed road adjacent to the township. During the landing the wings were damaged when the aircraft collided with traffic signs which the pilot had not observed adjacent to the road.
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General details
Date: 03 February 1970   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 0900 EST    
Location: Pentland    
State: Queensland    
Release date: 05 February 1971   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 182  
Aircraft registration VH-DZL  
Type of operation Private  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Emerald  
Departure time 0645  
Destination Charters Towers  
Last update 16 May 2014