Incident Glaser-Dirks DG-200 VH-GWU,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207737
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Date:Tuesday 11 January 1994
Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-200
Registration: VH-GWU
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Benalla Aerodrome (YBLA), Benalla, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YBLA
Destination airport:YBLA
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that the approach was normal until just prior to touchdown, when he closed the airbrakes. The glider ballooned to about two metres above the ground and the airspeed reduced to about 40 knots. It landed heavily, hitting the ground tail-first.

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


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