Aviation safety investigations & reports

Romainian IS 28 B2, VH-IUJ, Forbes NSW, 4 January 1989

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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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    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Ground strike  
Release date: 12 January 1989   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

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