Aviation safety investigations & reports

Piper PA28/180 Cherokee, VH-POK, Narromine, NSW, 14 November 1971

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The four occupants of the aircraft were members of Condobolin Aero Club and each held a Private Pilot Licence. Earlier in the day they had flown from Condobolin to Narromine to take part in a flying competition. Four other club members had also flown to Narromine in another Club aircraft. A flight plan covering both the outward and the return flight of VH-POK had been submitted to Dubbo Flight Service Unit by telephone. At a prize-giving ceremony held in the clubrooms at the conclusion of the flying competition drinks had been served.
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General details
Date: 14 November 1971   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1825 ESuT    
Location: Narromine    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Collision with terrain  
Release date: 07 February 1973   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-28  
Aircraft registration VH-POK  
Type of operation Private  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point Narromine  
Departure time 1820  
Destination Condobolin  
Last update 13 May 2014