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The pilot reported that he was delivering the aircraft to the new owner. The normal strip at the property was unserviceable so the use of another strip had been arranged. No mention was made by the owner of a powerline crossing near the end of the strip. The aircraft struck the powerline on late final approach and fell to the ground tail first. This accident was not the subject of an on-site investigation.

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General details
Date: 14 September 1988 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1600 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Coromar (32 km NW of Dalby) Occurrence type:Wirestrike 
State: Queensland Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 06 May 1989 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Minor 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Austflight U.L.A. Pty Ltd 
Aircraft model: Drifter 582 
Type of operation: Sports Aviation 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Chinchilla, QLD
Destination:Coromar, QLD
 
 
 
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