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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212946
Last updated: 6 August 2019
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Date:10-MAR-1984
Time:16:18
Type:Schreder HP-18
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-GJZ
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kingaroy Airport (YKRY), Kingaroy, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Test
Departure airport:YKRY
Destination airport:YKRY
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The glider was undergoing its second test flight since construction had been completed. After the test sequence had been completed satisfactorily, the pilot positioned the aircraft for landing. When the glider was about 150 feet above ground level, the pilot reported by radio "something broke". The aircraft was observed to enter a steep spiral descent which continued until ground impact.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1984/aair/aair198400012/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/31669/aair198400012.pdf

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


Revision history:

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