ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70076
Last updated: 20 December 2014
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Date:15-NOV-2009
Time:~12:15 p.m.
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-2B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-MAD
C/n / msn: 5087
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:About 6 km north of Stratford, Taranaki. -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:NZOH
Destination airport:NZAR
Narrative:
An emergency locator beacon signal was detected at about 12:15 p.m. L/T.
The wreckage of the aircraft was found on farmland at about 4 p.m.
The pilot, who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, was dead.
The air search was hampered by the wet and blustery north-westerly conditions prevailing over most of the North Island today.
The aircraft was reportedly en route from Ohakea to Ardmore.

Sources:
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/stories/2009/11/15/1245d3c868d8
http://www.aerobatics.co.nz/
http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/3064888/Fatal-plane-crash-a-mystery


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2009 22:00 angels one five Added
14-Nov-2009 22:01 angels one five Updated
15-Nov-2009 04:23 slowkid Updated
15-Nov-2009 09:44 Geno Updated
15-Nov-2009 11:55 RobertMB Updated
14-Jul-2010 04:17 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
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