ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70168
Last updated: 3 September 2014
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Date:24-NOV-2009
Time:~4 p.m.
Type:Bölkow Phoebus C
Owner/operator:Private.
Registration: ZK-GHI
C/n / msn: 918
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Kerepehi, south-east of Ngatea -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Matamata airfield.
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Phoebus struck an electric fence when making an off-airfield landing in a paddock near Kerepehi.
The pilot suffered an electric shock, burns, and fractures to some ribs and an arm. It took rescuers 50 minutes to extricate him from the wrecked glider before he could be airlifted to hospital.


Sources:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/3093656/Pilot-injured-after-glider-hits-electric-fence
http://www.times-age.co.nz/local/news/injured-glider-pilot-may-need-surgery/3906939/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2009 20:59 angels one five Added
25-Nov-2009 21:01 angels one five Updated
26-Nov-2009 06:27 slowkid Updated
27-Nov-2009 09:31 angels one five Updated
19-Dec-2009 06:37 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated
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