Aviation safety investigations & reports

Loss of control involving a Austflight U.L.A. Pty Ltd Drifter 582, INGLEWOOD , QLD on 30 April 1989

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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This accident was not the subject of an on site investigation. CIRCUMSTANCES: "The pilot stated that when she was on final approach to land on runway 28, and at about 30 feet above ground level, another aircraft which had previously been stationary near the threshold moved to the middle of the runway and began to take off. The pilot stated that there was no time or avenue for a go-around and avoiding action was taken. During the avoiding manoeuvre the aircraft stalled and impacted the ground near the edge of the runway."
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General details
Date: 30 April 1989   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 17:00 EST    
State: Queensland   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
Release date: 28 June 1989   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final    

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Austflight U.L.A. Pty Ltd  
Aircraft model Drifter 582  
Aircraft registration UNKNOWN  
Sector Sport and recreational  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point INGLEWOOD QLD  
Destination INGLEWOOD QLD  
Last update 04 January 2019