ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46253
Last updated: 21 September 2014
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Date:19-APR-2002
Time:10:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic FU24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
NZ Aerospace Fletcher FU24-950
Owner/operator:
Registration: ZK-EGO
C/n / msn: 237
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12 km SSE Masterton -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:farm airstrip
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was engaged in spreading superphosphate on a hill-country property near Masterton. On the second flight after a mid-morning break, the tail fin assembly separated from the aircraft, which then climbed, and turned left slightly before colliding with a ridgeline. The aircraft was destroyed by the impact and ensuing fire.

Sources:
http://www.caa.covt.nz/Accidents_and_Incidents/Accident_Reports/ZK-EGO_Fatal_19Apr2002.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
06-Feb-2010 23:05 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities]
23-Apr-2010 02:10 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Dec-2010 15:58 TB Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source]
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