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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206053
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus CM
Registration: D-KKGP
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pacific Ocean, off Pauanui, Coromandel -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Pauanui
Destination airport:
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.


Hamburger Abendblatt 7 December 1990

Revision history:

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]
22-Sep-2021 01:22 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
09-Oct-2021 02:48 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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