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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29823
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Time:13:30 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 4
Registration: GG
MSN: 1/2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5km N of Lindis Pass, Central Otago -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NZOM
Destination airport:NZOM
The pilot while in practice day at 8000ft prior to competing in the 1995 World Gliding Championships at Omarama, ejected from his sailplane at about 8000 feet when it disintegrated in severe turbulence and was seen by an observing pilot to spiral and crash into the ground north of the Lindis Pass about 30 kilometres south of Omarama. Lherm was observed to parachute safely and uninjured, started walking over difficult terrain to the main road about five kilometres from where he landed.


NZ Gliding Kiwi Feb/Mar 1995

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
04-Jun-2011 23:54 karaka Updated [Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Jun-2011 00:11 karaka Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
07-Jun-2011 17:38 karaka Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2012 05:43 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location]
24-Nov-2013 20:42 Alpine Flight Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Narrative]

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