The story

During the night of Sunday 9th August 1981, a light aircraft registered VH-MDX disappeared on or near the ranges associated with Mt Barrington with five people on board.

The flight

Enter here to obtain an overview of what happened during the flight.

Our approach

Since mid 2014, we have taken a new, focused direction to locating



Read the latest research papers looking into the background, technical aspects and search area development for the missing Cessna 210.

Can you help?

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This is the place to go to download current research documents.


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