ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46253
Last updated: 19 April 2015
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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.
NZ Aerospace Fletcher FU24-950
|C/n / msn:|| 237|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||12 km SSE Masterton -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Departure airport:||farm airstrip|
||Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities]|
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||Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source]|
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