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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204310
Last updated: 11 May 2020
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Date:07-FEB-2009
Time:07:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic G115 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob G-115
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-TGM
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Accident
Location:Parafield Airport (YPPF), Parafield, SA -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YPPF
Destination airport:YPPF
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
The aircraft was engaged in a circuit training exercise with four other aircraft. Ahead of it was a Socata-Group Aerospatiale TB-10 Tobago, registered VH-YTG. During final approach for a landing exercise, the Grob impacted the Tobago from behind, resulting in damage to the Tobago's rudder. The pilot and instructor of the Grob experienced sun glare on final approach and were unable to sight the preceding Tobago.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2009/aair/ao-2009-005/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/1357581/ao2009005.pdf

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


Revision history:

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