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The pilot reported that during a crosswind spray run along a fence line the left wing struck a tree. Despite extensive damage to the wing the aircraft remained airborne and the pilot was able to land the aircraft at the DEPARTURE strip, some three kilometres away. This accident was not the subject of an on-site investigation.

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General details
Date: 06 April 1986 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: N/K Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:12km SE of Chinchilla  
State: Queensland  
Release date: 18 November 1986 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 188 
Aircraft registration: VH-PQW 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Chinchilla QLD
Departure time:N/K
Destination:Chinchilla QLD
 
 
 
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