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The student pilot was landing the aircraft under the supervision of the instructor. After commencing the landing flare the student made a violent forward movement of the stick and then froze on the controls. The instructor was unable to prevent the aircraft from landing heavily.

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General details
Date: 11 July 1989 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1324  
Location:Tocumwal Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: Hard landing 
Release date: 12 December 1989 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Let National Corporation 
Aircraft model: Blanik 
Aircraft registration: VH-GXO 
Serial number: N/A 
Type of operation: Gliding 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Tocumwal NSW
Departure time:N/A
Destination:Tocumwal NSW
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