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At about 1730 Eastern Standard Time on 17 August 2009, a Cessna Company U206G aircraft, registered VH-KVT, was being operated on a local flight on a property 81 km north-east of Winton, Queensland. The pilot was the only person on board. The only witness reported seeing the aircraft in a steep dive before losing sight of it behind slightly rising ground. The aircraft was later found to have collided with flat, open terrain in a steep nose-low attitude, resulting in serious damage. The pilot received fatal injuries.

Due to the limited evidence available, the investigation was unable to establish the reason(s) why the aircraft departed controlled flight and impacted the ground.

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Preliminary report released 28 September 2009

At about 1730 Eastern Standard Time on 17 August 2009, a Cessna Company U206G aircraft, registered VH-KVT, was being operated on a local flight on a property 81 km north-east of Winton, Qld. The pilot was the only person on board. Following a steep dive, the aircraft collided with flat, open terrain in a steep nose-low attitude, resulting in serious damage. The pilot received fatal injuries.

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General details
Date: 17 August 2009 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1730 EST  
Location   (show map):81 km NE of Winton Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Queensland Occurrence type: Collision with terrain 
Release date: 28 June 2010 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 206 
Aircraft registration: VH-KVT 
Serial number: U20606450 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Serious 
 
Injuries
 CrewPassengerGroundTotal
Fatal: 1001
Total:1001
 
 
 
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