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It was reported that the pilot who had relatively little experience was landing in light crosswind conditions. One wingtip contacted the ground and the glider then landed heavily in a nose-low attitude.

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General details
Date: 04 January 1989 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1400  
Location:Forbes Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: Ground strike 
Release date: 12 January 1989 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: ICA Brasov (Intreprinderea De Constructii Aeronautice) 
Aircraft model: IS-28 
Aircraft registration: VH-IUJ 
Serial number: N/K 
Type of operation: Gliding 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Forbes NSW
Departure time:N/K
Destination:Forbes NSW
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