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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207737
Last updated: 6 April 2019
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Date:11-JAN-1994
Time:14:00
Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-200
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-GWU
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Benalla Aerodrome (YBLA), Benalla, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YBLA
Destination airport:YBLA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199400218/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4933569/199400218.pdf

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


Revision history:

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