Blenheim-Woodbourne Airport (BHE/NZWB), Nueva Zelanda
Aeropuerto de Llegada:
Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ/NZPP), Nueva Zelanda
Descripción: Takeoff from Woodbourne AFB (BHE) was at 08:30 local time, and at 08:38 the pilot reported they were overhead the Wairau river mouth and tracking for Paraparaumu (PPQ). A few minutes later the aircraft crashed at Rununder Point, just to the north-east of Port Underwood on the South Island coast.
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path. Distance from Blenheim-Woodbourne Airport to Paraparaumu Airport as the crow flies is 116 km (72 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.