Aviation safety investigations & reports

Schleicher KA-6, VH-GEA, Marulan NSW, 30 June 1990

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Status: Completed
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At the completion of a local soaring flight the pilot misjudged the final approach path. The glider undershot the landing strip and touched down in rough ground. Moderate damage was sustained to the fuselage, wingtip and horizontal stabiliser. Wind conditions were reported to be gusting to 15 knots at the time.

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General details
Date: 30 June 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: N/K    
Location: Marulan    
State: New South Wales    
Release date: 28 August 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Alexander Schleicher Segelflugzeugbau  
Aircraft model KA6  
Aircraft registration VH-GEA  
Serial number N/K  
Type of operation Gliding  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Marulan NSW  
Departure time N/K  
Destination Marulan NSW