Aviation safety investigations & reports

Collision with terrain involving a Pilatus Britten-Norman Ltd BN2A MK III/1, VH-EGU, Near TUMUT NSW 15SE, NSW on 16 December 1980

Investigation number:
198001397
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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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    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Collision with terrain  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

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