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Pilot in command did not ensure that a positive system of transfer of control of the aircraft was employed.

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General details
Date: 23 January 1976 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1915 ESuT  
Location:Swan Hill Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Victoria  
Release date: 27 January 1977  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft model: DH82A 'Tiger Moth' 
Aircraft registration: VH-BJD 
Type of operation: Flying Training 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Swan Hill NSW
Departure time:1915
Destination:Swan Hill NSW
Crew details
RoleClass of licenceHours on typeHours total
Other CrewCommercial32062
Fatal: 1001
Minor: 1001
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Last update 10 June 2014