Aviation safety investigations & reports

Loss of control involving a Cessna Aircraft Company 150M, VH-WWY, Near TORQUAY VIC 3NE, VIC on 13 July 1978

Investigation number:
197802548
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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ACFT OBSERVED MAKING LOW RUN BELOW LEVEL OF COASTAL SAND HILLS,THEN SUDDENLY PULLED UP INTO STEEP CLB TO ABOUT 400' WHERE ACFT ROLLED OVER THEN ROTATE/DESC STEEPLY,ROTATED SEVERAL TIMES TILL IMPACT.
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General details
Date: 13 July 1978   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 17:00 EST    
State: Victoria   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 150M  
Aircraft registration VH-WWY  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point GROVEDALE VIC  
Destination GROVEDALE VIC