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Type:Silhouette image of generic ask6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher Ka 6CR Rhönsegler
Owner/operator:Ruapehu Gliding Club
Registration: ZK-GCO
MSN: 6102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Raetihi, Whanganui -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Pilot S T Ward.
Picked up a winch cable with the tail skid on T/O.
Stalled, crashed.
Insurance write-off.
Repaired by A.E. Ashwell at Masterton and returned to the air 23/12/72.

- coptercrazy

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

5 Feb 1968 ZK-GCO Piako Gliding Club 0 Matamata, Waikato sub
15 Jun 1968 ZK-GCO Piako Gliding Club 0 Mamaku Plateau, Rotorua min
30 Nov 1974 ZK-GCO Upper Valley Gliding Club 0 Near Shannon, Manawatu 4 min

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
15-Mar-2011 11:15 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Damage, Narrative]
16-Mar-2011 04:55 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
02-Sep-2012 08:06 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2022 15:03 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
12-Feb-2022 02:27 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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