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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 62960
Last updated: 19 March 2020
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Date:01-FEB-1965
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.31B Tandem T
Owner/operator:Auckland Gliding Club
Registration: ZK-GAI
C/n / msn: SS/AS/2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gordonton, Waikato -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Gordonton, Waikato
Narrative:
Ex Rhodesia ZS-GBF. Kit-built imported complete from Thornhill Glding Club, Rhodesia: c/no assigned by Auckland sailplanes when reassembled in NZ. First registered as ZK-GAI on 31/1/1954. Written off (damaged beyond repair) on 1/2/1965: Pilot encountered gust of wind while landing at Gordonton, Waitako, New Zealand.(Pilot C Lou Cadman)

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t31.htm
http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWZKGAH.htm
http://rnzaf.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=agricultural&action=display&thread=17452&page=5


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
06-Jun-2011 02:00 karaka Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Nature, Narrative]
07-Jun-2011 22:27 karaka Updated [Location, Phase, Damage, Narrative]
19-Dec-2012 12:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
19-Dec-2012 12:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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