Aviation safety investigations & reports

Resurgam II, Nanango QLD, 28 September 1990

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The pilot reported that after takeoff he climbed the aircraft to approximately 500 feet where he levelled out. When he commenced a right turn he heard a loud "snap" after which the aircraft would not respond to aileron control. The aircraft continued the turn out of control until impact with trees and the ground. The wreckage was examined by a licenced aircraft maintenance engineer who found that the damage to the controls was consistent with impact damage. No evidence of pre-impact damage was found.

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General details
Date: 28 September 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 0720    
Location: Nanango    
State: Queensland   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
Release date: 02 January 1991   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer G.D. Bedson  
Aircraft model Resurgam II  
Serial number 1940-11-10  
Type of operation Private  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Nanango QLD  
Departure time N/A  
Destination Nanango QLD  
Last update 11 March 2016