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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184289
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Time:15:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASH 31Mi
Registration: ZK-GZV
MSN: 31130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ben Ohau Range, Canterbury -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Omarama Glider Airport (NZOA)
Destination airport:Omarama Glider (NZOA)
Investigating agency: CAA NZ
The aircraft impacted mountainous terrain in the Ben Ohau Range northwest of Twizel in Canterbury, South Island. The motorglider was destroyed and the sole pilot onboard received fatal injuries.

Sources: (glider) (Register to the Name)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CAA NZ
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

07-Feb-2016 20:38 Geno Added
08-Feb-2016 07:32 Alpine Flight Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Feb-2016 09:10 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Nature, Source]
09-Oct-2021 03:06 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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