Aviation safety investigations & reports

Airframe - Other involving a de Havilland Canada DHC-2, VH-MLB, Near CAPTAIN'S FLAT27S, NSW on 6 December 1979

Investigation number:
197901426
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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VERTICAL STABILIZER SEPARATED FROM ACFT AT END OF SPREAD RUN-ACFT AT 300'-ACFT DIVED STEEPLY INTO GRND.PRE-EXISTING DAMAGE TO VERT STABILIZER ATT FITTING IN PREVIOUS ACCIDENT NOT SEEN BY MAINTENANCE.
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General details
Date: 06 December 1979   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 17:30 EST    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Airframe - Other  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer de Havilland Canada  
Aircraft model DHC-2  
Aircraft registration VH-MLB  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point CAPTAIN'S FLAT27S  
Destination CAPTAIN'S FLAT27S