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Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:04-MAR-1993
Time:15:39
Type:Silhouette image of generic G115 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob G-115
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-TGK
C/n / msn: 8058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Parafield Airport (YPPF), Parafield, SA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YPPF
Destination airport:YPPF
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft was engaged in a flying training exercise when it encountered turbulence on short final approach, causing it to nose up. The pilot pitched the nose down then flared the aircraft. After touchdown, the aircraft bounced and began a series of porpoising manoeuvres until the nose landing gear broke off.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1993/aair/199300513/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/5226996/199300513.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-TGK courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
20 December 2007; (c) Andrei Bezmylov

Revision history:

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