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The pilot was conducting a private pleasure/practice flight in an unregistered 95.10 Sapphire ultralight aircraft. The aircraft was seen entering a spin to the right from straight and level flight at a low height. It impacted the ground in a steep nose down attitude.

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General details
Date: 03 July 1995 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1720 EST  
Location   (show map):Benambra Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Victoria Occurrence type: Collision with terrain 
Release date: 21 March 1996 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Unknown 
Aircraft model: Scott Winton, Sapphire 
Serial number: 0267 
Type of operation: Sports Aviation 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Benambra, VIC
Destination:Benambra, VIC
Crew details
RoleClass of licenceHours on typeHours total
Pilot-in-CommandUltralight Student2136
Fatal: 1001
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