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Detailed examination of the burnt-out wreckage disclosed no evidence of any defect or malfunction which might have contributed to the accident. A loss of tail rotor effectiveness occurred for reasons which have not been determined.
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General details
Date: 07 January 1982 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1330 ESuT  
Location:near Lang Lang Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Victoria Occurrence type: Loss of control 
Release date: 30 May 1983 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Technical 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Co 
Aircraft model: 206 
Aircraft registration: VH-AJD 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Sector: Helicopter 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:probably Yarra Bank helipad
Departure time:1322
Destination:French Island
Fatal: 1405
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