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Airborne collision involving a Elliotts Of Newbury Ltd Olympia Eon, VH-GDQ and Grob - Burkhart Flugzeugbau ASTIR CS 77, VH-KYO, Near EUDUNDA SA 15SE, SA on 28 January 1979

Investigation number:
197904101
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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GAINING HGT IN THERMAL VH-KYO ABOVE VH-GDQ.WING OF VH-GDQ BLOCKED VIEW REAR 180 DEG FROM DIRECTLY ABOVE.VH-GDQ GAINED HGT FASTER & STRUCK THE UNDERSIDE VH-KYO.PLT VH-KYO PARACHUTED,OTHER KILLED IMPACT
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General details
Date: 28 January 1979   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 15:15 ESuT    
State: South Australia   Occurrence type: Airborne collision  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft 1 details

Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer Elliotts Of Newbury Ltd  
Aircraft model Olympia Eon  
Aircraft registration VH-GDQ  
Sector Other  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point STONEFIELD SA  
Destination STONEFIELD SA  

Aircraft 2 details

Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer Grob - Burkhart Flugzeugbau  
Aircraft model ASTIR CS 77  
Aircraft registration VH-KYO  
Sector Other  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point STONEFIELD SA  
Destination STONEFIELD SA