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Aircraft struck newly installed power line. Wing detached and aircraft struck ground and burst into flames.

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General details
Date: 14 April 1974 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1600 EST  
Location:Hamilton  Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Tasmania Occurrence type: Wirestrike 
Release date: 20 November 1974 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: de Havilland Canada 
Aircraft model: DHC-2 
Aircraft registration: VH-BSY 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Hamilton Plains
Destination:Hamilton Plains
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Last update 13 May 2014