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The pilot reported that he was repositioning the aircraft to a landing area which was in an open paddock. However, he misidentified the area and approached to land in an adjacent paddock. The main wheels struck a hump on the ground and the aircraft groundlooped.

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General details
Date: 29 January 1991 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 755  
Location   (show map):Chinchilla Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Queensland  
Release date: 04 April 1991  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 188 
Aircraft registration: VH-PLW 
Serial number: 18801346 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Chinchilla QLD
Departure time:N/K
Destination:Chinchilla QLD
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