Date: February 17, 2012
Nationality: New Zealand
Location: Treble Cone, Wanaka, New Zealand
COD: Impact / Canopy Collapse / Thermic Conditions
Ground Launching or Skiing: Ground Launching / Proximity flying
Wing Type: Swing Spitfire 11m²
Experience: 2 years Speed Flying/Riding
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): Unknown
Sean Kerridge  crashed while flying close to the terrain approximately 300m below the TC pub corner launch.
The conditions at the time were strongly thermic with increasing NW wind. He was a very experienced skydiver and base jumper and had recently completed PG training.
He had been flying SF wings for about 2 year.
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