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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 Jan 1982 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1330 ESuT Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:near Lang Lang Occurrence type:Loss of control 
State: VIC Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 30 May 1983 Occurrence category: Technical 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 

Aircraft details

Aircraft manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Co 
Aircraft model: 206 
Aircraft registration: VH-AJD 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:probably Yarra Bank helipad
Departure time:1322
Destination:French Island


Fatal: 1405
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