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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218209
Last updated: 3 May 2020
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Type:Scheibe Bergfalke 4
Registration: VH-GZM
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:49km WSW of Clare, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Lochiel, SA
Destination airport:Lochiel, SA
The pilot had been ridge-flying not far from the glider field, along a range of hills oriented north/south. The coastline was located just west of the range of hills, and a north-westerly wind was providing good lift along the ridge. When a sea breeze developed, the wind changed to a south-easterly and the pilot was unable to maintain altitude or reach the glider field. During the subsequent outlanding the glider sustained damage when the pilot induced a ground loop to avoid striking a fence.


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21-Nov-2018 08:21 Pineapple Added

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