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Narrative:A pilot was carried from his SG Aviation Storm 300 plane (Microlight class 2 registered) after crashing it near Downard Road, White Pine Bush, (Bay of Plenty hillside), has been described as "extremely lucky" by police.
SG Aviation Storm 300
|Owner/operator:||C A & M H Schadler|
|C/n / msn:|| S5-01S-0043|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Downard Road, White Pine Bush, about 15km south of Whakatane -
|Phase:|| En route|
The pilot, 49-year-old Chris Shadler, is thought to have lost control of his home built plane before it crashed into farmland about 15km south of Whakatane shortly after 10am.
Tauranga 17Feb2008Revision history:
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