Incident Rolladen-Schneider LS3 ZK-GLI, Saturday 7 May 2022
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Date:Saturday 7 May 2022
Type:Rolladen-Schneider LS3
Registration: ZK-GLI
MSN: 3083
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Feilding Aerodrome, Manawatu -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Feilding Airport (NZFI)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Glider dropped wing on takeoff and become out of position. Once airborne the glider began to "Kite" behind tow plane (ZK-CIG). The towplane lost control and impacted trees. The tow rope snapped and the glider was able turn back and land, the glider impacted the fence of the aerodrome before ground looping


CAA Accident report 22/2536 -
CAA aircraft register

Revision history:

03-Jun-2022 08:36 FlyerNZL Added
13-Aug-2022 06:23 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities]
21-Jun-2024 05:50 FlyerNZL Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
21-Jun-2024 05:53 ASN Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Jun-2024 06:34 Whiteclaw Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]

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