Incident Schleicher Ka 6E Rhönsegler ZK-GEL,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 61088
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Date:Sunday 4 January 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher Ka 6E Rhönsegler
Owner/operator:Auckland Gliding Club
Registration: ZK-GEL
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Morrinsville, Waikato -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:NZMA
Destination airport:NZMA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
pilot G V Wardell. The pilot selected a paddock with a rough surface for an outlanding. Just prior to touchdown the pilot yawed the aircraft and its fuselage broke in half during the landing roll on the rough surface.


Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
25-May-2011 05:49 karaka Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
27-Jul-2011 17:09 karaka Updated [Time]
15-Feb-2022 18:58 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
01-Mar-2022 03:22 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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