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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47010
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:21-MAR-1997
Time:15:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DG40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glaser-Dirks DG-400
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-GNU
MSN: 4-64
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Pauanui -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Following a series of high-speed passes, which were being videod from a ridgeline, the pilot performed a slow pass. The pilot allowed the airspeed to become too low, and the glider stalled and spun. There was insufficient height to effect a complete recovery. The pilot was killed.

Sources:

http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWZKGIQ.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2013 13:09 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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