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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70557
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:08:58 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Mini Nimbus HS 7
Registration: ZK-GLN
MSN: 24
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Orchard Spur, about 7 km south of Blenheim -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NZOM
Destination airport:NZOM
Investigating agency: CAA NZ
The glider was launched by aero-tow from Omaka Aerodrome at about 0830.
The pilot intended to fly south to the Lake Coleridge area and return to Omaka, a flight of several hours.
The tow plane pilot raised the alarm at about 2130, when he realised that the glider had not returned to Omaka, and the wreckage of the glider was located at about 0300 on the 19th by a searching helicopter.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CAA NZ
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 4 months
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 Jun 1990 I-MAGU CSVVA, Varese 0 w/o

Revision history:

18-Dec-2009 12:26 angels one five Added
18-Dec-2009 13:52 angels one five Updated
19-Dec-2009 00:45 TB Updated
19-Dec-2009 03:12 RobertMB Updated
19-Dec-2009 08:46 slowkid Updated
19-Dec-2009 18:48 angels one five Updated
19-Dec-2009 23:50 angels one five Updated
20-Dec-2009 02:59 Alpine Flight Updated
21-Dec-2009 19:44 RobertMB Updated
13-Feb-2010 10:42 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
17-Oct-2011 07:02 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]

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