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The aircraft was positioned on the downwind leg of the circuit, for a landing into the east, at between 400 and 500 feet above ground level. While turning onto final approach the left wingtip struck a tree and the aircraft fell to the ground. The pilot received back injuries.

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General details
Date: 17 December 1990 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1330  
Location:Warwick Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Queensland  
Release date: 04 April 1991  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Serious 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Glasflugel 
Aircraft model: 206 
Aircraft registration: VH-GMQ 
Serial number: N/K 
Type of operation: Gliding 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Warwick QLD
Departure time:N/K
Destination:Warwick QLD
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