Aviation safety investigations & reports

Thruster Gemini, 25-0021, Holbrook NSW, 3 January 1991

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The student pilot was landing the aircraft during his second period of dual instruction on type. Shortly after touchdown the aircraft was struck by a wind gust. Despite corrective action by the instructor, directional control was lost and the aircraft ran off the runway, substantially damaging the tailboom.

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General details
Date: 03 January 1991   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1915    
Location   (show map): Holbrook    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
Release date: 23 July 1991   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Thruster Aircraft (Australia) Pty Ltd  
Aircraft model Gemini  
Aircraft registration 25-0021  
Serial number 086-126  
Type of operation Sports Aviation  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Holbrook NSW  
Departure time N/K  
Destination Holbrook NSW  
Last update 13 May 2014