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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Datum:Freitag 18 März 1949
Zeit:ca 09:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:New Zealand National Airways Corporation - NAC
Kennzeichen: ZK-AKX
Werknummer: 18-2382
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:11 km (6.9 Meilen) NE of Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) (   Neuseeland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Whenuapai Air Base (NZWP), Neuseeland
Flug nach:Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ/NZPP), Neuseeland
Unfallbericht:
Flew into the side of a hill at an elevation of 2000 feet (610 m) while on approach to Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ). The airplane broke up and burned.

Informationsquelle:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» The Canberra Times (19 March 1949)


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Distance from Whenuapai Air Base to Paraparaumu Airport as the crow flies is 458 km (286 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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