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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216450
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Type:Silhouette image of generic h201 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Glasflügel H201B Libelle
Registration: VH-GCP
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:5km W of Wyreema, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Jondaryan, QLD
Destination airport:Jondaryan, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Because of deteriorating lift conditions, the pilot elected to make an outlanding. The paddock selected had been recently ploughed and the surface was soft. Almost immediately after touchdown the glider yawed, then ground-looped through 90 degrees, resulting in a compression fracture of the fuselage. It was likely that the glider had been affected by a sudden wind gust shortly after touchdown, and the pilot had been unable to maintain directional control.


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

Revision history:

20-Oct-2018 10:18 Pineapple Added

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