Aviation safety investigations & reports

Glasfugel Hornet, VH-GMQ, Warwick QLD, 17 December 1990

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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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.

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General details
Date: 17 December 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1330    
Location: Warwick    
State: Queensland    
Release date: 04 April 1991   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Glasflugel  
Aircraft model 206  
Aircraft registration VH-GMQ  
Serial number N/K  
Type of operation Gliding  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Warwick QLD  
Departure time N/K  
Destination Warwick QLD