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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64316
Last updated: 8 April 2019
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Type:Glasflügel H-201 Standard Libelle
Registration: ZK-GIU
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Kinleith Mill, Tokoroa -   New Zealand
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Pilot Alfred Herbert. Struck high voltage powerlines while attempting to land at an airstrip. Minor injury to pilot, serious damage to glider, power cut to nearby pulp and paper mill.

Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: Newsletter 1979 No 6.

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
22-May-2018 22:56 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-May-2018 09:37 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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