ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142066
Last updated: 29 July 2014
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Date:27-JAN-2012
Time:16:20 LT
Type:PAC CT/4E Airtrainer
Owner/operator:Royal New Zealand Air Force
Registration: NZ1997
C/n / msn: 212
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:12km S of Rangipo, near Waiouru -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NZOH
Destination airport:NZTG
Narrative:
A pilot of the aerobatic team "Red Checkers" made a decision to undertake a forced landing, bringing the PAC CT/4E Airtrainer down on undulating ground.
When touching down, the Airtrainer overturned.
As a precaution the "Red Checkers" will not be flying this weekend.

The pilot was uninjured and walked away from the aircraft.

The Air Force said the Airtrainer sustained "moderate damage".


Sources:
http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/plane-crashes-in-forest-4704260
http://aerobaticteams.net/news/red-checkers-landing-accident-january-2012.html

http://static.stuff.co.nz/1327658295/032/6328032.jpg (accident photo)

http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/small/227/227419.jpg (photo)



RNZAF Base Ohakea 16Mar2008

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jan-2012 03:37 gerard57 Added
27-Jan-2012 04:23 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
27-Jan-2012 09:37 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2012 19:35 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
07-Feb-2012 12:18 flyernzl Updated [[Registration, Cn, Source]]
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