The ATSB is investigating the loss of control involving Cessna 152, VH-JIW, near Archerfield, Queensland, on 28 May 2019.
During a training flight, the aircraft entered a dive that was recovered at approximately 400 ft AGL. The post-flight inspection revealed damage to the starboard horizontal stabiliser.
As part of the investigation the ATSB will interview involved parties and witnesses.
A final report will be released at the end of the investigation.
Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify those affected and seek safety action to address the issue.
|Date:||28 May 2019||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||11:30 EST||Investigation level:||Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||near Archerfield Airport||Investigation phase:||Evidence collection|
|State:||Queensland||Occurrence type:||Loss of control|
|Occurrence category:||Serious Incident|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||Minor|
|Anticipated completion:||4th Quarter 2019|
|Aircraft manufacturer||Cessna Aircraft Company|
|Type of operation||Flying Training|
|Damage to aircraft||Minor|
|Departure point||Archerfield Airport, Qld|
|Destination||Archerfield Airport, Qld|