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The student lost directional control of the aircraft during a touch and go landing in moderate crosswind conditions. The aircraft ran off the runway and collided with the aerodrome boundary fence. The student had only limited experience in handling the aircraft in crosswind conditions. The accident occurred during the first landing of the practice session.

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General details
Date: 30 January 1987 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1115 approx  
Location:Geelong Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Victoria Occurrence type: Loss of control 
Release date: 13 April 1987 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 152 
Aircraft registration: VH-WLA 
Type of operation: Flying Training 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Geelong VIC
Departure time:1115 approx
Destination:Geelong VIC
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