NTSB Identification: LAX04WA120
Accident occurred Saturday, February 07, 2004 in Lake Eildon, Australia
Aircraft: Piper PA-28R-200, registration:
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On February 7, 2004, about 1130 local time, a Piper PA-28R-200, Australia registry VH-TRZ, collided with power lines over Lake Eildon, Victoria, Australia. The aircraft, owned and operated by a private individual under the pertinent non commercial civil aviation regulations of Australia, was destroyed in the collision sequence. The pilot and three passengers sustained fatal injuries. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the personal cross-country flight that originated at Wallan and was en route to Wangaratta.

The accident is under the jurisdiction of and being investigated by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. Further information can be obtained from:

Australian Transport Safety Bureau
PO Box 967
Civic Square ACT 2608

Telephone 61 2 6274 6431

Web: www.atsb.gov.au

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