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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 61930
Last updated: 14 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ask6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher Ka 6E Rhönsegler
Owner/operator:Wellington Gliding Club
Registration: ZK-GFK
MSN: 4098
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Reikorangi, Kapiti -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
pilot C R Quennell. When committed to land in a paddock the pilot noted it had considerable downslope. Full airbrakes and wheel brake were utilised and when these proved inadequate, a ground loop was initiated. The aircraft hit the far fence side on.

Aircraft accident brief 75/027

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 Dec 1975 ZK-GFK 0 near Paraparaumu, Kapiti unk
11 Mar 1978 ZK-GFK Private Te Horo, Kapiti sub
13 Feb 1988 ZK-GFK M.D Stuart 0 near Eketahuna, Wairarapa sub

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
13-Jul-2011 01:44 karaka Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities]
19-Jul-2011 18:59 karaka Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Sep-2011 08:30 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2021 14:37 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]

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