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The pilot was attempting a 50 kilometre flight. En route the glider was getting low and the pilot realised he had to do an outlanding. On late final approach an area of smoke was flown through. As this cleared the pilot suddenly saw four trees in front of him. He tried to roll the wings to go between two of them. A wing struck branches and the glider then descended and struck the ground.
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General details
Date: 26 February 1993 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 16:30 ESuT Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Collision with terrain 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 10 June 1993 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Serious 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: PZL - Bielsko 
Aircraft model: SZD-41-A Jantar Standard 
Aircraft registration: VH-KYX 
Sector: Other 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Tocumwal NSW
Destination:Tocumwal NSW
 
 
 
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