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PRESSURE FROM PASSENGER WITH ABNORMAL URGENCY TO REACH DUBBO.PILOT ATTEMPTING FOURTH APPROACH HIT TREE INBOUND.POSSIBLY MISREAD ALTIMETER.MAY ALSO HAVE HAD HEART ATTACK.WEATHER BAD WITH LOW CLOUD.
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General details
Date: 18 May 1978 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 23:45 EST 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-39 
Aircraft registration: VH-DXA 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point: SYDNEY
Destination: DUBBO
 
 
 
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