On May 08, 2008, about 1716 local time, an American Champion Aircraft Corporation 7GCBC, Australian registration VH-MWY, experienced a loss of rudder and elevator effectiveness after a control cable separated in-flight, west of Camden aerodrome, in New South Wales, Australia. The airplane landed safely at Camden aerodrome. The pilot was not injured.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Australian government. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Australian Transport Safety Bureau
PO Box 967, Civic Square ACT 2608
15 Mort St., Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory
Telephone: +61 2 6274 6440
Fax: +61 2 6247 3117

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