ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90123
Last updated: 1 November 2014
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Date:14-FEB-2011
Time:04:00 LT
Type:Pipistrel Sinus
Owner/operator:Kester Holdings Ltd.
Registration: ZK-GIM
C/n / msn: 129 S9120104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Tauranga - NZTG -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:NZTG
Destination airport:Auckland area
Narrative:
One wing tip of the Pipistrel Sinus motor-glider touched the ground just as the aircraft lifted off from one of the grass runways at Tauranga in a cross wind.
The undercarriage on one side is reported to have collapsed.
The pilot is uninjured.

Sources:
bayofplentytimes.co.nz/local/news/glider-owner-faces-big-bill-after-crash/3940498/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Feb-2011 23:23 angels one five Added
16-Feb-2011 03:17 flyernzl Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator]
19-Feb-2011 05:11 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport]
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