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At 1314 hours EST on 14 June, 1971, a Cessna 150F aircraft, registered VH-DFD, and a Cessna 182K aircraft, registered VH-GAC, collided at a height of 1000 feet above ground level whilst on the downwind leg of a circuit of the aerodrome prior to landing on Runway 18 at Bankstown Airport, New South Wales. Both aircraft sustained substantial damage but they remained in flight and under control and each pilot was able to complete a normal landing on Runway 18 without further damage to either aircraft. Both aircraft continued in flight, completed the remainder of the circuit procedure and landed on the 18 direction landing area at Bankstown at 1318 hours and 1319| hours respectively.
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General details
Date: 14 June 1971 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1314 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Bankstown Occurrence type:Airborne collision 
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Airspace 
Release date: 10 July 1972 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 150 
Aircraft registration: VH-DFD 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Bankstown
Destination:Bankstown
Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 182 
Aircraft registration: VH-GAC 
Type of operation: Charter 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Bankstown
Destination:Bankstown
 
 
 
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