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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60968
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ask8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher K 8B
Owner/operator:Auckland Gliding Club
Registration: ZK-GIM
MSN: 8958
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kaimai Range -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
pilot John Young. While ridge soaring the pilot descended to establish a low point before attempting a height gain. The glider was then flown to the downwind side of the ridge and the pilot was unable to prevent it from descending onto the ridge.

NZGK incident reports

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
13-Jul-2011 01:41 karaka Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Damage]
13-Jul-2011 04:45 karaka Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Jul-2011 04:47 karaka Updated [Time]
22-Sep-2011 11:27 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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