Accident Schleicher Ka 6CR Rhönsegler ZK-GDB, Sunday 1 January 1978
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Date:Sunday 1 January 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher Ka 6CR Rhönsegler
Owner/operator:Piako Gliding Club
Registration: ZK-GDB
MSN: 6118
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Matamata Aerodrome, Waikato -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
pilot William Beale. Crashed on landing, canopy opened and possibly hit pilot who was injured.


2. AHSNZ, 1978, Newsletter 4.

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

19 December 1970 ZK-GDB T H Richardson Carterton, Wairarapa unk
6 February 1977 ZK-GDB Piako Gliding Club near Matamata, Waikato unk

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
04-Feb-2022 15:14 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
22-Feb-2022 11:00 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Mar-2022 03:35 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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