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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46250
Last updated: 3 November 2020
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Date:30-JUN-2002
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1B Aiglet
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-APO
C/n / msn: 2212
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lindis Valley, 7 miles S of Lindis Pass, north of Alexandra -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hokitika, New Zealand
Destination airport:Alexandra, New Zealand
Narrative:
The aircraft was on a flight from Hokitika to Alexandra and was last seen at Hokitika about 14:00 local time on Sunday 30 June. It was reported as missing two days later and was subsequently found to have crashed north of Alexandra. Poor planning with respect to weather and fuel endurance were significant factors in this accident.

Sources:

http://www.caa.govt.nz/safety_info/fatal_accident_reports.htm
http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac2/NZNZ/ZK-APO.html
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p22.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
04-Jun-2012 17:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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