Aviation safety investigations & reports

Eipper Quicksilver MXL11, 10-0341 (AUF), 10km NNE of Jamieson VIC, 14 April 1990

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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At a height of about 30 feet after takeoff the aircraft struck a power line, nosed over, and impacted the ground tail first. The pilot had not been aware of the power line which was difficult to see.

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General details
Date: 14 April 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1645    
Location: 10km NNE of Jamieson    
State: Victoria   Occurrence type: Wirestrike  
Release date: 03 August 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Quicksilver Enterprises Inc  
Aircraft model MX  
Aircraft registration 10-0341  
Serial number N/K  
Type of operation Sports Aviation  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point 10km NNE of Jamieson VIC  
Departure time 1645  
Destination 10km NNE of Jamieson VIC