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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238108
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:13-NOV-1932
Time:
Type:Hawk II glider
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: Unreg
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Muriwai Beach, Auckland -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Muriwai Beach
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after taking off from a sand dune, when caught by a wind gust.
The pilot and owner of the glider, Mr H. Pointon, was severely injured, the glider badly damaged.

Sources:

Auckland Star, 14 November 1932
Northern Advocate, 15 November 1932.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2020 21:52 Ron Averes Added

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