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CLRD TO ENTER CTA AT 8000'.PLT ADZ ACFT HAD LOST 2000' IN SEVERE TURBULENCE.REQUESTED RADAR ASSIST CLEAR OF HIGH TERRAIN;NOT AVAILABLE DUE INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE.LSALT FOR AREA 6700'.HAD CRASHED INTO HILL
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General details
Date: 16 December 1980 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 22:12 ESuT Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Collision with terrain 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Pilatus Britten-Norman Ltd 
Aircraft model: BN2A MK III/1 
Aircraft registration: VH-EGU 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:BANKSTOWN NSW
Destination:ESSENDON VIC
 
 
 
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