Aviation safety investigations & reports

Collision with terrain involving a Cessna Aircraft Company 172H, VH-KWT, Near ANDADO STN 20WSW, NT on 11 July 1978

Investigation number:
197804051
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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ACFT ON RETURN FLIGHT TO ANDADO,STRUCK AREA OF OPEN FLAT TERRAIN SLIGHT NOSE DOWN ABOUT WINGS LEVELATTITUDE.PILOT RESCUED BUT DIED 2 DAYS LATER OF CARDIAC ARREST.HAD HEART PROBLEMS.NO RECOLLECTIONS.
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General details
Date: 11 July 1978   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 15:37 EST    
State: Northern Territory   Occurrence type: Collision with terrain  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 172H  
Aircraft registration VH-KWT  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point FINKE  
Destination ANDADO