Accident Piper PA-32R-300 VH-SVN,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214062
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Date:Thursday 18 January 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-32R-300
Registration: VH-SVN
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:40km S of Quirindi, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:YMMB
Destination airport:YSTW
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft was observed flying under/low cloud in light drizzle, on a northerly heading along a valley on the steeply rising southern slopes of the Liverpool Ranges. The aircraft appeared to enter cloud, the engine noise increased and suddenly ceased and the sound of an impact was heard. A search was commenced and the wreckage of VH-SVN was located by ground search parties on the following morning.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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