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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203879
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic G115 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob G-115C2
Registration: VH-BGQ
MSN: 82043/C2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Merredin Airport (YMDN), Merredin, WA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YMDN
Destination airport:YMDN
Investigating agency: ATSB
The student pilot was on a solo flight training exercise when he found that the aircraft was becoming difficult to control. As he observed the flight instruments he decided the attitude indicator was unreliable and noted the directional indicator turning quickly to the left. Despite the pilot applying back-pressure and maintaining the pitch attitude for a climb, the aircraft continued to descend and contacted the ground beyond the aerodrome boundary. The aircraft became airborne immediately after hitting the ground and the pilot was able to send the aircraft into a climb, and with radio assistance from an instructor on the ground, he was able to land the aircraft on the runway. During the landing roll, the propeller struck the ground as the nose of the aircraft was lowered.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Aug 1997 VH-BGQ 0 Jandakot Airport (YPJT), Jandakot, WA sub

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05-Jan-2018 20:39 Pineapple Added

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