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DURING SIMULATED RANDOM LOW LEVEL ATTACKS ON NAVY SHIPS ACFT STRUCK FIRSTLY THE MAIN MAST THEN FOREMAST OF HMAS BOMBARD.OUTBOARD STBD WING DETACHED.ACFT CARTWHEELED AND DIVED INTO SEA AHEAD OF SHIP.
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General details
Date: 11 January 1978 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 15:13 CSuT Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Piper Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: PA-23-250 
Aircraft registration: VH-PYS 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:CAIRNS QLD
Destination:CAIRNS QLD
 
 
 
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