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VH-GRT WAS TURNING TO REJOIN CCT DOWNWIND.VH-EAG WAS HEADING NW WHEN WITNESS NOTICED IT BANK STEEPLY,BUT BOTH ACFT COLLIDED ALMOST HEAD-ON.SUN GLARE WOULD HAVE RESTRICTED THE VISION OF VH-EAG PILOT.
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General details
Date: 28 September 1980 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 15:55 ESuT Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Airborne collision 
 Occurrence class: Airspace 
 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 172N 
Aircraft registration: VH-EAG 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:MOOROODUC VIC
Destination:MOOROODUC VIC
Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Edmund Schneider Limited 
Aircraft model: ES 60/II Boomerang 
Aircraft registration: VH-GRT 
Sector: Other 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:MOOROODUC VIC
Destination:MOOROODUC VIC
 
 
 
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