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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206112
Last updated: 7 May 2020
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Date:11-NOV-1990
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic h206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glasflügel 206 Hornet
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-GMW
C/n / msn: 568
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Devenish, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Benalla, VIC
Destination airport:Benalla, VIC
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot reported that while on a cross country flight, he was forced to conduct an outlanding. During final approach, the glider encountered turbulence and the landing gear warning signal sounded. The pilot suspected the landing gear was not fully locked down. Whilst attempting to check the landing gear, the pilot lost control of the glider, causing it to land heavily and suffer substantial damage.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1990/aair/aair199001165/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/32659/aair199001165.pdf

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


Revision history:

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