HKPA report number 44

Site: Long Kee Wan

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Date of Event: Sunday 29th of March 2015

This Incident report was filed on Thursday 2nd of April 2015 and the last change to the report was made on Thursday 2nd of April 2015 by Trevor Gribble

Injury Index = 0
( 0 =No Injuries or Minor - brief visit to Doctor)
( 1 =Significant - hospitalized or work time loss less than 48 hours)
( 2 =Temporary Disabling Injuries)
( 3 =Permanent Partial Disabling Injuries)
( 4 =Permanent Total Disability)
( 5 =Fatal injuries)

Details:

A pilot holding a Beginner Licence with 0 years of experience whist flying at Long Kee Wan at approximately 15-1700hrs on Sunday 29th of March 2015.

The conditions at the time were reported to be Smooth with a SE wind blowing approximately 10-15kph. The temperature was 15-19deg C with Moderate Cloud and Slight Haze Visibility.

There were reported to be 6-10 pilots at the site.

Factors in this Incident:
Tree Impact
Airmanship
Undershoot LZ
Property Damage
POLICE

Event Description:

A student hang at the tree when landing, at the long kee beach, the tree was so high, end up we need helping by Fireman, almost 5 hours then the student safe landing, not any injury.

Committee Response: (if any )

Thankyou for the report. Care has to be taken with students to ensure they know not to fly into trees when there is 400m of beach in front of them.

Committee Action: (if any )

NIL Action Yet

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