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The flight was an attempt by the pilot to achieve the 500km Goal Flight. During the flight the pilot was unable to find continuing lift and an outlanding became necessary. During the landing the right wing struck grass at the boundary of a paddock and the glider ground looped. The pilot had misjudged the approach and overshot his intended touchdown point. He had also forgotten to lower the landing gear.
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General details
Date: 02 March 1995 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 12:30 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Collision with terrain 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 26 July 1995 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final  
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Eiriavion Oy 
Aircraft model: PIK 20-D 
Aircraft registration: VH-WQQ 
Sector: Other 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Dalby QLD
Destination:Dalby QLD
 
 
 
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