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WHILST ENGAGED IN KANGAROO CULLING OPS ACFT STRUCK POWER LINE & CRASHED.PLT FLD TO EXERCISE NECESSARY DEG OF VIGILENCE REQ IN LOW LEVEL OPS AS HE WAS AWARE OF LINE HAVING OVERFLOWN IT EARLIER IN DAY.
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General details
Date: 08 August 1980 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 16:28 CST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Wirestrike 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Hiller Aviation 
Aircraft model: UH-12E 
Aircraft registration: VH-FBR 
Sector: Helicopter 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:ARALUAN QLD
Destination:ARALUAN QLD
 
 
 
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