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The pilot was conducting solo circuit training. During a touch-and-go landing the aircraft landed heavily and bounced. The pilot attempted unsuccessfully to go-around but the aircraft ran off the runway before coming to rest. The pilot was inexperienced on tailwheel aircraft.
General details
Date: 14 August 1993 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 11:25 EST  
 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type: Runway excursion 
Release date: 31 March 1994 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Bellanca Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: 8KCAB 
Aircraft registration: VH-TOP 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Geelong VIC
Destination:Geelong VIC
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