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The aircraft was being used for property inspection and possible dog baiting. When the pilot failed to communicate with his homestead by a predetermined time, an aerial search was conducted by a neighbour who found the aircraft wreckage.
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General details
Date: 22 February 1994 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: CSuT  
Location   (show map):28km NW Cowarie Station Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: South Australia Occurrence type: Flight crew incapacitation 
Release date: 21 April 1995 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 182 
Aircraft registration: VH-WIS 
Serial number: 18267124 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Cowarie Station
Departure time:nk
Destination:Cowarie Station
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