Incident 19971101

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19971101?, 1 November 1997 14:30?, Near-miss? / Swim?
Victim?: NZ, Male
Location?: Canterbury/Waiau/Lower Waiau/Leslie Hills Bridge?

Class?: II
Flow?: Unknown, "Medium"
Boat Type?: Unknown/Unknown
Trip Type?: Education

Summary?:

Students were undergoing annual kayaking assessment. One paddler capsized and swam, and was swept 30m through an irrigation culvert.

Discussion?:

None yet.

Sources?:
MSA Report 971782.

Reported by?: Jonathan Hunt
Created: 2004-05-12, changed: 2004-05-12.