Aviation safety investigations & reports

Collision with terrain involving a Piper Aircraft Corp PA-34-200T, VH-EGD, MT REMARKABLE , SA on 3 July 1980

Investigation number:
198004008
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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ACFT COLLIDED ON SIDE OF MOUNTAIN WHILST IN CLOUD.PLT REPORTED HE WAS CHANGING TRACK DUE WX & INDICATED HE WOULD TRACK TOWARDS REPORTEDLY CLEAR CONDITIONS WEST OF TRACK.ADVERSE WEATHER WAS FORECASTED.
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General details
Date: 03 July 1980   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 14:54 ESuT    
State: South Australia   Occurrence type: Collision with terrain  
  Occurrence class: Operational  
Report status: Final   Occurrence category: Accident  
  Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-34-200T  
Aircraft registration VH-EGD  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point LEIGH CREEK SA  
Destination ADELAIDE SA