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Last updated: 15 November 2021
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Date:20-JAN-1989
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic h201 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glasflügel 201 Libelle
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-GGV
MSN: 574
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Tungamar, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YCOR
Destination airport:YCOR
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The glider was involved in a collision with a Schleicher ASW15A, registered VH-GXY, at a height of about 3500 feet above ground level. Both pilots parachuted to safety. A subsequent investigation revealed that the right wing of VH-GXY collided the left wing of VH-GGV. The impact was on the leading edge of each wing.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198901530/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/26402/aair198901530.pdf

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


Revision history:

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