The aircraft was positioned on the downwind leg of the circuit, for a landing into the east, at between 400 and 500 feet above ground level. While turning onto final approach the left wingtip struck a tree and the aircraft fell to the ground. The pilot received back injuries.
|Date:||17 December 1990||Investigation status:||Completed|
|Release date:||04 April 1991||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Report status:||Final||Highest injury level:||Serious|
|Type of operation||Gliding|
|Damage to aircraft||Substantial|
|Departure point||Warwick QLD|