Aviation safety investigations & reports

Wirestrike involving a Cessna Aircraft Company 182P, VH-TTK, Near COME BY CHANCE 2N, NSW on 21 October 1980

Investigation number:
198001386
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

PLT WAS NOT TRN FOR PWR LINE INSPECTIONS.AN APPROVED PLT INSTRUCTED HIM NOT TO FLY BELOW 300 FT.LATER ACFT WAS OBSERVED OVERFLYING PWR LINES AT 100 FT & 25 FT JUST PRIOR TO ACFT STRIKING PWR LINES.
General details
Date: 21 October 1980   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 11:16 ESuT    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Wirestrike  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 182P  
Aircraft registration VH-TTK  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point WALGETT NSW  
Destination WALGETT NSW