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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64316
Last updated: 8 April 2019
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Date:11-FEB-1979
Time:
Type:Glasflügel H-201 Standard Libelle
Owner/operator:Private
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
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: Newsletter 1979 No 6.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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