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The aircraft departed the airfield in calm conditions and flew to a point about 35 kilometres to the south-east. On his return the pilot positioned the aircraft to land on runway 09. The aircraft was struck by a strong wind gust which lifted the right wing and caused the aircraft to veer to the left. The pilot was unable to regain directional control before the aircraft collided with a boundary fence. The wind was reported to be variable in direction at five to ten knots. This accident was not the subject of a formal on-scene investigation.

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General details
Date: 20 December 1988 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1810 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Inverell North Airfield Occurrence type:Loss of control 
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 27 October 1989 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Thruster Aircraft (Australia) Pty Ltd 
Aircraft model: Gemini 
Aircraft registration: 25-0091 
Serial number: 087-149 
Type of operation: Sports Aviation 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Inverell North NSW
Departure time:1700
Destination:Inverell North NSW
 
 
 
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