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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218292
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Type:Silhouette image of generic h201 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Glasflügel H201 Libelle
Registration: VH-GSQ
MSN: 138
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:5km NE of Kalangadoo, SA -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Millicent, SA
Destination airport:Millicent, SA
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot was undertaking a cross-country flight, when a lack of thermal activity made an outlanding necessary. An open field was selected which appeared to the pilot to be covered with stubble. A normal approach was flown, but during the landing flare the right wing struck thistles which were about one metre high. The glider swung to the right and the fuselage was broken during the resulting ground loop. The accident was not the subject of an on-site investigation.


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

Revision history:

22-Nov-2018 10:53 Pineapple Added

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