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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218203
Last updated: 13 September 2021
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Date:03-JAN-1988
Time:15:10
Type:ICA Brasov IS-29D2
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-GFL
MSN: 60
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:9km S of Hallett, SA -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YSFL
Destination airport:YSFL
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
After becoming low during a cross country flight, the pilot selected a paddock in which to carry out an outlanding. During the approach the pilot became aware of a powerline in the vicinity of the paddock and elected to land in an adjoining paddock. As the glider was flared for landing it struck a small mound concealed in the knee high stubble. The impact resulted in the aircraft being substantially damaged. This accident was not the subject of an on-site investigation.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1988/aair/aair198800696/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30033/aair198800696.pdf

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


Revision history:

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