Incident Socata TB10 Tobago VH-YTG, 07 Feb 2009
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204311
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Socata TB10 Tobago
Registration: VH-YTG
MSN: 1407
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Parafield Airport (YPPF), SA -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:YPPF
Destination airport:YPPF
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft was engaged in a circuit training exercise with four other aircraft. Behind it was a Grob - Burkhaart Flugzeugbau G-115, registered VH-TGM. As the Tobago was on final approach for a short field landing exercise, the Grob, which was also on final approach, 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.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

29 Mar 1996 VH-YTG 0 Glen Innes Airport (YGLI), Yarrowford, NSW sub
11 Jul 2017 VH-YTG Flight Training Adelaide Pty Ltd 0 nr Parafield Airport, SA (YPPF) min

Revision history:

13-Jan-2018 13:13 Pineapple Added
10-Mar-2018 08:10 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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