Aviation safety investigations & reports

Berg Falke IV, VH-GZQ, Gympie QLD, 13 January 1989

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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It was reported that the pilot lost control of the glider and landed heavily while operating in winds of 25-30 knots.

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General details
Date: 13 January 1989   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1110    
Location: Gympie    
State: Queensland   Occurrence type: Hard landing  
Release date: 14 April 1989   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Minor  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Scheibe Flugzeugbau GmbH  
Aircraft model Bergfalke  
Aircraft registration VH-GZQ  
Serial number 5817  
Type of operation Gliding  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Gympie QLD  
Departure time N/K  
Destination Gympie QLD