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The pilot, who did not hold an instrument rating and was therefore restricted to flight under the Visual Flight Rules. Aircraft seen entering cloud then struck mountain.
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General details
Date: 30 July 1976 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 0851 ESuT Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Rankins Springs Occurrence type:Collision with terrain 
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 20 September 1977 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 182 
Aircraft registration: VH-DGT 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Pevensey Station
Departure time:0809
Destination:Narromine
Crew details
RoleClass of licenceHours on typeHours total
Pilot-in-CommandPrivate95141
 
Injuries
 CrewPassengerGroundTotal
Fatal: 1304
Total:1304
 
 
 
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