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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219128
Last updated: 13 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic g102 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob - Burkhart Flugzeugbau G102
Registration: VH-WQH
MSN: 1410
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Gympie, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Gympie, QLD
Destination airport:Gympie, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Conditions were reported to be very hot with considerable turbulence on the approach to land. On short final, the pilot twice had to lower the nose and reduce airbrake. After a larger than normal control movement on roundout, the tail wheel touched first, throwing the glider onto the main wheel, which collapsed. Notification of this accident was not received until 16 November 1988 and no on-site investigation was carried out.


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

Revision history:

07-Dec-2018 10:54 Pineapple Added

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