Friday 25 December 2009

Schempp-Hirth HS7 Mini Nimbus ZK-GLN.

Lost in an accident on the Orchard Spur, about 12km SSW of Omaka, on December 18th 2009 was the Schempp-Hirth HS7 Mini Nimbus ZK-GLN (c/n 24) sadly along with its pilot.
It was imported into NZ for Frank Gatland of Auckland in November of 1977
Top photo taken at Omarama on 13-11-1990 whilst under the ownership of Mark Aldridge (the block of pine trees in the background has now gone) and the lower photo was also taken at Omarama but on 21-11-1997 whilst listed to D C Patchett of Blenheim. It was registered to the Lima November Syndicate of Omaka on 01-04-2001.

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