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On 25 April 2007, at approximately 1155 Eastern Standard Time (EST), the pilots of a Dornier Werke GMBH DO 228-202 K (Dornier), registered VH-YJD, sighted an aircraft at the same altitude approaching from the opposite direction while flying over Princess Charlotte Bay, Qld. The pilot flying the Dornier immediately climbed and turned the aircraft to the left to avoid the approaching aircraft. The conflicting aircraft passed 50 to 100 ft below the right wing of the Dornier. A Cessna Aircraft Company T210M (Cessna), registered VH-FGW, was subsequently identified as the other aircraft. There had been an Airprox.

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General details
Date: 25 April 2007 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1155 EST  
Location   (show map):83km NW of KIMMI (IFR) Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Queensland Occurrence type: Near collision 
Release date: 29 October 2008 Occurrence class: Airspace 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Serious Incident 
 Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Dornier Werke GmbH 
Aircraft model: DO228 
Aircraft registration: VH-YJD 
Serial number: 8174 
Type of operation: Charter 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Horn Island, Qld
Destination:Cairns, Qld
Crew details
RoleClass of licenceHours on typeHours total
Pilot-in-CommandATPL4503010
Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 210 
Aircraft registration: VH-FGW 
Serial number: 21061619 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Cairns, Qld
Destination:Horn Island, Qld
 
 
 
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