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The pilot of VH-MGZ was instructed to taxi for runway 30 and to hold short of runway 35. The aircraft was later observed approaching the holding point and taxiing at a considerable speed. The pilot was instructed to stop immediately. The aircraft came to a halt just within the flight strip of runway 35. VH-CSN was sent around from short final approach. The pilot reported that he had been distracted by his preparation for a navigation exercise and by the two passengers on board his aircraft.
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General details
Date: 11 April 1999 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 10:28 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Runway incursion 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 16 April 1999 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Final  
 
Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 172M 
Aircraft registration: VH-MGZ 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Canberra ACT
Destination:Tumut NSW
Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 172RG 
Aircraft registration: VH-CSH 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Unknown
Destination:Canberra ACT
 
 
 
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