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VFR aircraft hit radio station transmitter mast while trying to approach airfield in fog.
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General details
Date: 20 May 1976 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1002 ESuT  
Location:Polo Flat Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: CFIT 
Release date: 21 January 1977 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Pilatus Aircraft Ltd 
Aircraft model: PC-6 
Aircraft registration: VH-SMB 
Type of operation: Business 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Talbingo
Departure time:0930
Destination:Polo Flat
Crew details
RoleClass of licenceHours on typeHours total
Pilot-in-CommandSenior Commercial300013138
Fatal: 1203
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