Aviation safety investigations & reports

Thruster T 500, AUF 250235, Hazeltons Strip QLD, 29 April 1990

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The pilot reported that during a practice forced landing on the strip, he was undershooting on short final, and applied power to correct the approach. The aircraft landed heavily, bounced and swung left towards trees. Full power was applied, but as the aircraft climbed away the left wing struck a tall dead tree.

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General details
Date: 29 April 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 720    
Location: Hazeltons Strip    
State: Queensland   Occurrence type: Hard landing  
Release date: 04 June 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Thruster Aircraft (Australia) Pty Ltd  
Aircraft model TST  
Aircraft registration 25-0235  
Serial number N/K  
Type of operation Sports Aviation  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Hazeltons Strip QLD  
Departure time N/A  
Destination Hazeltons Strip QLD