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During cruise, the engine started to run roughly. The pilot found that he could not maintain altitude and elected to land on a narrow road, this being the only area clear of trees. During the landing, the wing struck the ground. The cause of the engine problem was not determined. This accident was not the subject of a formal on-scene investigation.

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General details
Date: 23 June 1989 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1215 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Amity Point  
State: Queensland  
Release date: 07 November 1989 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Howard Hughes Engineering P/L 
Aircraft model: Lightwing Twin Seat Ultralight 
Serial number: LW1 001 
Type of operation: Sports Aviation 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Kooralbyn, QLD
Departure time:1100
Destination:Jacobs Well, QLD
 
 
 
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