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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224410
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:17-MAY-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPUP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sopwith Pup replica
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield, Toogoolawah, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While doing taxi trials, the aeroplane developed a ground loop that the pilot could not stop. The aircraft has no brakes and is fitted with a tail skid, as per the normal Sopwith Pup. When the port lower plane dug in, the aeroplane came to rest inverted with minor structural damage.

Sources:

https://www.raa.asn.au/safety/accident-and-defect-summaries/


Revision history:

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27-Apr-2019 12:52 Pineapple Added

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