AO-2020-002

Schleicher ASK 21 glider, impact with terrain, near Taupo, 31 May 2020
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
A Schleicher ASK 21 glider was reportedly carrying out a trial flight when it impacted terrain on the eastern slopes of Mount Tauhara some 6 km East of Taupo on 31 May 2020. The two persons on board were fatally injured. [As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings].
Location
near Taupo (-38.693080,176.162583) [may be approximate]