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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213411
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-82A
Owner/operator:Darling Down Aero Club
Registration: VH-BXF
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Toowoomba Aerodrome (YTWB), Toowoomba, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:YTWB
Destination airport:YTWB
Investigating agency: BASI
The pilot had completed his dual conversion training on the aircraft type and was authorised to make a solo flight. He successfully completed one solo circuit with a landing into the west, as planned, on to a grass flight strip on the southern side of the runway. When the aircraft had decelerated to about 10 knots, the pilot decided to immediately take off again. He applied power, but after travelling about 250 to 300 feet on a takeoff path, which undetected by the pilot, was diverging to the left from the heading of the strip, the aircraft struck a gable strip marker and then overturned.


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

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18-Jul-2018 08:05 Pineapple Added

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