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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218453
Last updated: 28 March 2019
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Date:21-FEB-1988
Time:13:45
Type:Glasflügel 201 Libelle
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-GCS
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:25km SW of Toowoomba, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YWCK
Destination airport:YWCK
Narrative:
The pilot was undertaking a cross country training flight and was forced to make an outlanding. On late final for a ploughed paddock it became apparent that the area was inundated with rocks up to 200 mm in diameter. During the landing roll extensive damage was caused to the undercarriage frame and doors and to the wheel and tyre. Witnesses indicated that more suitable landing areas were available to the pilot. This accident was not the subject of an on-site investigation.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1988/aair/aair198803436/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/27572/aair198803436.pdf


Revision history:

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24-Nov-2018 07:28 Pineapple Added

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