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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63302
Last updated: 19 July 2019
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Date:04-MAR-1961
Time:c. 15:00 LT
Type:Schleicher K 7 Rhönadler
Owner/operator:Wellington and Wairarapa Gliding Club
Registration: ZK-GBN
C/n / msn: 380
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Paraparaumu Airport (NZPP) -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Paraparaumu (NZPP)
Destination airport:Paraparaumu (NZPP)
Narrative:
Pilot R. Patston
GBN was flying a display at an air show at Paraparaumu Airport.
The pilot made a low- level run down Runway 34 before pulling up into a chandelle to land on Rwy 16.
During the turn the glider stalled and struck the ground with one wing-tip and cart-wheeled onto its nose.
The Rhönadler sustained major damage to its starboard wing and the forward section of the fuselage.
The pilot was uninjured.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
24-May-2009 02:52 angels one five Updated
24-May-2009 15:53 angels one five Updated
09-Feb-2011 02:06 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
22-Sep-2011 10:31 Uli Elch Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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