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VH-EKD was approaching the circuit and about to join downwind at 1000 feet when a Cessna aircraft was sighted ahead at the same altitude. A left turn was made and the other aircraft was passed some 300 metres away. The pilot of VH-EKD had made all the required calls on the MTAF frequency but no response was received. He also made calls after he incident but was unable to establish contact. The registration of the other aircraft could not be established.

Significant Factors:

The following factors were considered relevant to the development of the incident:

1. The pilot of unidentified aircraft did not make the required radio calls.

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