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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200298
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:09-OCT-2017
Time:13:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic jjs1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jonker JS-1C Revelation
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-IBS
MSN: 1C-055
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Boggabilla, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YGDI
Destination airport:YGDI
Narrative:
The glider crashed on a rural property during a practice test for the National Gliding Championship. The experienced pilot sustained fatal injuries and the glider was destroyed.
Chris Thorpe, the lead investigator from the Gliding Federation of Australia, said the glider was seen spiralling out of control towards the ground .

Sources:

http://www.theage.com.au/queensland/one-dead-after-glider-fell-out-of-the-sky-on-queensland-border-20171009-p4ywdb.html
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/js1.htm
http://de.flightaware.com/resources/registration/VHIBS

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Oct-2017 14:16 Pineapple Added
09-Oct-2017 15:33 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
09-Oct-2017 18:34 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]

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