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Narrative:The pilot while in practice day at 8000ft prior to competing in the 1995 World Gliding Championships at Omarama, ejected from his sailplane at about 8000 feet when it disintegrated in severe turbulence and was seen by an observing pilot to spiral and crash into the ground north of the Lindis Pass about 30 kilometres south of Omarama. Lherm was observed to parachute safely and uninjured, started walking over difficult terrain to the main road about five kilometres from where he landed.
|Type:||Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 4|
|C/n / msn:|| 1/2|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||5km N of Lindis Pass, Central Otago -
|Phase:|| En route|
NZ Gliding Kiwi Feb/Mar 1995
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