Aviation safety investigations & reports

Drifter A503, AUF 250193, Kairi QLD, 22 July 1989

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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During the approach, the aircraft gear struck a set of three power lines. The pilot said that he misjudged the clearance over the second set of power lines located at the north-western end of the strip.

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General details
Date: 22 July 1989   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1725    
Location: Kairi    
State: Queensland   Occurrence type: Wirestrike  
Release date: 28 November 1989   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Austflight U.L.A. Pty Ltd  
Aircraft model 582  
Aircraft registration 25-0193  
Serial number 250193  
Type of operation Sports Aviation  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Kairi QLD  
Departure time N/K  
Destination Kairi QLD