Wirestrike Incident Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus B ZK-GCU, Sunday 19 September 2010
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Date:Sunday 19 September 2010
Time:c. 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic scir model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus B
Registration: ZK-GCU
MSN: 676
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Paraparaumu Airport, Wellington 5 -   New Zealand
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Paraparaumu (NZPP)
Destination airport:Paraparaumu (NZPP)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A single-seater glider was approaching Paraparaumu Airport, when it lost height and came down in a street short of the airfield after clipping power lines. The pilot was uninjured.



Revision history:

19-Sep-2010 03:16 angels one five Added
19-Sep-2010 03:31 slowkid Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Sep-2010 04:14 angels one five Updated [Source]
19-Sep-2010 21:12 angels one five Updated [Damage]
23-Sep-2011 06:53 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2021 14:31 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]
13-Feb-2022 04:30 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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