Accident
Last updated: 24 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 18 marzo 1949
Hora:ca 09:40
Tipo:Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Operador:New Zealand National Airways Corporation - NAC
Registración: ZK-AKX
Numéro de série: 18-2382
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:11 km (6.9 milles) NE of Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ) (   Nueva Zelanda) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Whenuapai AB (NZWP), Nueva Zelanda
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ/NZPP), Nueva Zelanda
Descripción:
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.

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


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Distance from Whenuapai AB to Paraparaumu Airport as the crow flies is 458 km (286 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.
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