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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60968
 
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Date:05-JAN-1982
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher K 8B
Owner/operator:Auckland Gliding Club
Registration: ZK-GIM
MSN: 8958
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kaimai Range -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
pilot John Young. While ridge soaring the pilot descended to establish a low point before attempting a height gain. The glider was then flown to the downwind side of the ridge and the pilot was unable to prevent it from descending onto the ridge.

Sources:

1. http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
2. NZGK incident reports
3. AHSNZ, 1982, Newsletter 5.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
13-Jul-2011 01:41 karaka Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Damage]
13-Jul-2011 04:45 karaka Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Jul-2011 04:47 karaka Updated [Time]
22-Sep-2011 11:27 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
28-Feb-2022 04:08 Ron Averes Updated [Source]

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