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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219410
 
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Date:02-JAN-1989
Time:14:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic NIMB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 2C
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-GAW
MSN: 226
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Forbes Airport (YFBS), Forbes, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YFBS
Destination airport:YFBS
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
It was reported that shortly after the takeoff roll had been commenced the left wing contacted the ground. The glider ground-looped and skidded off the runway. Visibility had been reduced at the time of the accident by dust generated by the tug aircraft.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198902529/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/32025/aair198902529.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Dec-2018 13:49 Pineapple Added
10-Mar-2022 07:19 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Mar-2022 07:57 Ron Averes Updated [Cn]

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