Incident Aeroprakt A-22LS Foxbat ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224593
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Date:Tuesday 24 November 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic AP22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aeroprakt A-22LS Foxbat
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Gympie Airport (YGYM), Gympie, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YGYM
Destination airport:YGYM
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The student pilot was assigned a training area solo exercise that was to finish with a short session of circuits. The student had already completed approximately 4 hours solo during his training to date. On returning from the training area the first touch-and-go landing was uneventful. During the second approach, the student was observed to balloon during the flare to land. The aircraft entered a high rate of sink and yawed slightly to the right. As no attempt to arrest the sink rate with power (and/or) go-around was initiated - the supervising instructor made a broadcast on the radio to the student advising him to add power immediately. This was not done and the aircraft impacted the ground heavily on the left main gear and nose gear simultaneously. The force of the impact caused the nose gear to collapse and the left wing to momentarily contact the runway. The aircraft came to rest upright and sitting on its nose.


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