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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206053
Last updated: 2 November 2019
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Date:05-DEC-1990
Time:11:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus CM
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-KKGP
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sea off Pauanui Beach -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pauanui
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Pilot Ernst Gernot Peter (65) was a German citizen flying a motor glider. He took off from Pauanui Beach Aerodrome, and shortly after the tail fell off the glider. The pilot bailed out but got cuaght in the lines of his parachute and fell to the sea. His body, and the remains of the glider were recovered.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 7 December 1990
TAIC NZ: https://taic.org.nz/sites/default/files/inquiry/documents/90-007T.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Feb-2018 13:13 TB Added
19-May-2018 00:27 Ron Averes Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-May-2018 00:36 Ron Averes Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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