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Pitts Aviation Enterprises, S-2A, VH-IXY, Gatton, NSW

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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Aircraft crashed while practising an aerobatic sequence.

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General details
Date: 09 April 1995   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1739 EST    
Location   (show map): Near Gatton    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
Release date: 09 February 1996   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Pitts Aviation Enterprises  
Aircraft model S-2  
Aircraft registration VH-IXY  
Serial number 2248  
Type of operation Private  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point Gatton, Qld  
Departure time 1730 EST  
Destination Gatton, Qld  
Crew details
Role Class of licence Hours on type Hours total
Pilot-in-Command Private 23 616
  Crew Passenger Ground Total
Fatal: 1 0 0 1
Total: 1 0 0 1
Last update 13 May 2014