Aviation safety investigations & reports

Collision with terrain involving a Cessna Aircraft Company 340, VH-TDU, Near GOULBURN NSW 2S, NSW on 15 May 1979

Investigation number:
197901381
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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SHORTLY AFTER TKOF ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND. ANALYSIS OF WRECKAGE FLD TO FIND ANY DEFECTS.PLT POSSIBLY FLD TO ADEQUATELY MONITOR ACFT PERFORMANCE AFTER TKOF.CO-PLT ALSO FLD TO MONITOR ACFT DURING IFR TKOF.
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General details
Date: 15 May 1979   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 18:50 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 340  
Aircraft registration VH-TDU  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point GOULBURN NSW 2S  
Destination SYDNEY NSW