Aviation safety investigations & reports

Loss of control involving a Avionautia Rio M-100S, VH-GXF, GYMPIE QLD., QLD on 8 March 1981

Investigation number:
198100020
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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GLIDER OBSERVED ON DOWNWIND LEG TO CARRY-OUT SEVERAL STEEP TURNS,THEN STALL & SPIN.PLT RECOVERED BUT ACFT THEN ENTERED SPIRAL DIVE STRIKING THR GRN.NO EVIDENCE OF PLT INCAPACITATION OR ACFT DEFECT.
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General details
Date: 08 March 1981   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 13:21 EST    
State: Queensland   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Avionautia Rio  
Aircraft model M-100S  
Aircraft registration VH-GXF  
Sector Other  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point GYMPIE QLD.  
Destination GYMPIE QLD.