Investigation number
199700047
Occurrence date
Location
Caboolture, (ALA)
Report release date
Report status
Final
Investigation type
Occurrence Investigation
Investigation status
Completed
Aviation occurrence type
Fuel starvation
Occurrence category
Accident
Highest injury level
Fatal
  1. The aircraft was flown before necessary certification processes were completed.
  2. The aircraft performed a barrel roll or similar manoeuvre for reasons undetermined, and the engine stopped during the manoeuvre.
  3. The engine stoppage was most probably due to fuel starvation.
  4. The pilot lost control of the aircraft and was unable to regain control before the aircraft struck the ground.
Aircraft Details
Departure point
Caboolture, QLD
Destination
Caboolture, QLD
Model
Sidewinder
Damage
Destroyed
Manufacturer
Amateur Built Aircraft
Departure time
1630 hours EST
Crew Details
Class of Licence
Hours on Type
2
Hours Total
15500