Aviation safety investigations & reports

Miscellaneous - Other involving a Cessna Aircraft Company 182L, VH-DSJ, near Cape Otway (HLS), VIC on 21 October 1978

Investigation number:
197802563
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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PLT REPORTED UFO THEN ROUGH RUNNING ENG.TX CEASED-ACFT MISSING.
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General details
Date: 21 October 1978   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 19:12 EST    
State: Victoria   Occurrence type: Miscellaneous - Other  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 182L  
Aircraft registration VH-DSJ  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point MOORABBIN VIC  
Destination KING ISLAND TAS