Aviation safety investigations & reports

Cessna P206, VH-PQP, Wilton, NSW, 18 August 1974

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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At 1340 hours EST on 18 August, 1974, a parachutist was fatally injured on impact with the ground following a free fall parachute descent at Wilton, NSW. The parachute was observed to extend fully from the pack, but the canopy, which was squidding, failed to inflate.
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General details
Date: 18 August 1974   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1340 EST    
Location   (show map): Wilton    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Miscellaneous - Other  
Release date: 19 August 1975   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft model P206  
Aircraft registration VH-PQD  
Type of operation Sports Aviation  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Wilton  
Destination Wilton  
Last update 13 May 2014