The pilot of a Grob 115 aircraft was conducting solo circuits from runway 21L at Parafield. The pilot reported difficulty in maintaining directional control of the aircraft during the first landing flare and attempted to go around. However, the aircraft crash landed to the left of the runway and was substantially damaged. The pilot, who was uninjured, vacated the aircraft without assistance.
|Date:||03 December 1997||Investigation status:||Completed|
|State:||South Australia||Occurrence type:||Collision with terrain|
|Release date:||03 April 1998||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Aircraft manufacturer||Grob - Burkhart Flugzeugbau|
|Damage to aircraft||Substantial|
|Departure point||Parafield SA|