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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199942
Last updated: 20 October 2019
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Date:25-SEP-2017
Time:10:15
Type:Powered Parachute
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Tuakau Domain Recreational Reserve, Waikato region, North Island -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Tuakau Domain Recreational Reserve
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft failed to attain controlled flight during takeoff and impacted open turf field terrain in south Tuakau in the Waikato. The powered parachute sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard was seriously injured.

Sources:

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/powered-parachute-crash-in-waikato-leaves-man-critical-condition
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/97206850/powered-parachute-crash-leaves-man-critical
https://www.google.com/maps/@?dg=dbrw&newdg=1/Tuakau,+New+Zealand/@-37.2785489,174.9488149,19z/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x6d6d54baedcbfd73:0x500ef6143a31080?hl=en-us


Revision history:

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25-Sep-2017 01:19 Geno Added

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