Aviation safety investigations & reports

Collision with terrain involving a Cessna Aircraft Company 182Q, VH-UDM, Near COONABARABRAN27SW, NSW on 10 May 1978

Investigation number:
197801156
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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PILOT PLANNED TRACK INCORRECTLY.IFR FLIGHT IN IMC.LOW CLOUD,STRONG WINDS AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.COULD NOT OBTAIN CNB NDB WHEN ANTICIPTED WITHIN RANGE.CRASHED WELL OFF TRACK.
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General details
Date: 10 May 1978   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 19:39 EST    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Collision with terrain  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 182Q  
Aircraft registration VH-UDM  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point SHEPPARTON  
Destination COONAMBLE