ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64345
Last updated: 19 January 2017
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Narrative:Piper PA-28-160 ZK-BWT c/n 28-59 was imported by the NZ agents Airwork (NZ) Ltd and registered on 01-12-1961, first flying on the 20th and delivered to the Rotorua Aero Club on the 22nd. It was hired to the Auckland Aero Club briefly in 1962.
|Owner/operator:||Manakau Flying School.|
|C/n / msn:|| 28-59|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Skippers Saddle, Otago, South Island -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Auckland International Airport|
On 21-06-1964 it suffered substantial accident damage on landing at Rotorua. On 23-12-1965 it was acquired by B B Cox and W J Blackwell for operation by the Manakau Flying School. A few days later (02-01-1966) it crashed in the Skippers Canyon. It was recovered by helicopter (ZK-HAQ) but its registration was cancelled on 02-03-1966.
Airwork rebuilt it in early 1967 and had it re-registered as ZK-CUB on 01-05-1967 after its first flight on 24-04-1967. Lombard (NZ) Ltd appear from 18-09-1967; hiring it back to the Manakau Flying School
After at least three further minor accidents it went to Eagle Aviation at Hamilton on 22-03-1972 and to General Finance Ltd on 01-05-72 for hire to M S Arthur; then to Coyle & Griffin of Wanganui from 01-04-1973. In late September 1974 it was listed to A J G Scott & P L Withall of Christchurch.
A storm through Christchurch on 01-08-1975 damaged the aircraft and it was cancelled on 12-09-75.
http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333 http://nzcivair.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/piper-pa-28-cherokee-is-50.html http://mapcarta.com/24758176
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]|
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Location, Source]|