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At 1125 hours Central Standard Time on 3 March, 1975 a Beech D55 'Baron' aircraft, registered VH-TYM struck the ground during an attempted 'go-around' from a landing approach at Parafield Airport, South Australia. The aircraft was virtually destroyed by impact forces and subsequent fire and the five occupants were killed.
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General details
Date: 03 March 1975 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1125 CST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Parafield Airport Occurrence type:Loss of control 
State: South Australia Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 30 January 1976 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Beech Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: 55 
Aircraft registration: VH-TYM 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Essendon
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Last update 13 May 2014