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ACFT OBSERVED FLYING UP BLIND VALLEY TOWARDS THE STEEPLY RISING LIVERPOOL RANGES,THEN TO ENTER LOW CLOUD.IMPACTED SOUTHERN FACE OF RANGE.SITE 30 KM EAST OF PLANNED & REPORTED TR.WX AS FORECAST.
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General details
Date: 18 January 1979 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 17:05 EST  
 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type: Collision with terrain 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Piper Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: PA-32R-300 
Aircraft registration: VH-SVN 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:MOORABBIN VIC
Destination:TAMWORTH NSW
 
 
 
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Last update 30 June 2015