Date: June 19, 1992
Time: 18:53
Location: Canbera, ACT, Australia
Operator: Air taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Bankstown - Cooma
AC Type: Beech Baron 95-B55
Registration: VH-JDL
cn / ln: TC-1382
Aboard: 6   (passengers:5  crew:1)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:5  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: While cruising at 8,000 feet, the aircraft entered a rapid descent, during which it reversed direction in a left turn. The descent was briefly arrested at a low altitude; however, the aircraft again turned left and descended rapidly. There are indications that the center of gravity moved further aft during the flight, until reaching a point at which the pilot was unable to prevent significant diversions in both climb and descent from the reference altitude, culminating in the rapid descent.

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