Aviation safety investigations & reports

Foka-5, VH-GEF, 6 km W Oakey QLD, 30 October 1987

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The aircraft was on the last leg of a cross country flight when an area of sink was encountered. The pilot was forced to make a landing in a paddock. During the subsequent landing roll the aircraft struck a concealed rock which resulted in the fuselage breaking just forward of the tailplane. This accident was not the subject of an on-site investigation.

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General details
Date: 30 October 1987   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1500 DEPART    
Location: 6 km W Oakey    
State: Queensland    
Release date: 09 December 1987   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer PZL - Bielsko  
Aircraft model SZD-32  
Aircraft registration VH-GEF  
Serial number W547  
Type of operation Gliding  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point McCaffrey Field QLD  
Departure time N/K  
Destination McCaffrey Field QLD