Incident Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 2 ZK-GIW, Sunday 16 January 1977
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Date:Sunday 16 January 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic NIMB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 2
Registration: ZK-GIW
MSN: 76
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Takapau, Hawke's Bay -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
First registered in New Zealand as ZK-GIW in November 1974: Substantially damaged 16/01/1977 when crashed near Takapau, New Zealand (pilot D Waters). Repaired and rebuilt as a Numbus 2B



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

30 January 1982 ZK-GIW near Piopio, King Country unk

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
09-Jan-2017 17:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Feb-2022 19:03 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
10-Mar-2022 07:46 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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