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Type:Silhouette image of generic ll13 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
LET L-13 Blaník
Owner/operator:Southern Downs Aero & Soaring Club
Registration: ZK-GWH
C/n / msn: 174814
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Upper Otaki River, Tararua Range -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Paraparaumu
Destination airport:
Crashed in bush north of Waitewaewae Hut after running out of lift on a flight from Paraparaumu. The pilot was injured and rescued.
Accident/incident investigated by TAIC NZ. Pilot: David Burris Butler.

Aviation Historical society of New Zealand: Journal Vol 28 No4, 1985

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
10-Nov-2014 18:52 captain Updated [Cn]
12-Nov-2014 15:39 captain Updated [Operator]
18-May-2018 01:54 Ron Averes Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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