ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70252
Last updated: 21 April 2014
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Date:03-DEC-2009
Time:11:50am LT
Type:Vickers Supermarine 509 Spitfire T. Mk IX
Owner/operator:Lasbrook Holdings Limited
Registration: ZK-WDQ
C/n / msn: CBAF 5487
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Ardmore Aerodrome. -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ardmore - NZAR
Narrative:
The Spitfire is reported to have bounced badly on landing, collapsing the undercarriage and skidding off the runway on its belly.
The pilot is reported to be uninjured.
The aircraft has only been returned to flying condition recently ( 23 November ) after a similar landing accident at Hood Aerodrome, Masterton, in January by the same pilot.

Sources:
http://home.nzcity.co.nz/news/article.aspx?id=108084&fm=newsmain,nrhl
http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/rare-spitfire-crash-lands-in-sth-auckland-3225249
http://www.nzpaimages.co.nz/events.php?event_id=9318



Ardmore 3Dec2009

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02-Dec-2009 21:36 slowkid Updated
02-Dec-2009 23:20 RobertMB Updated
02-Dec-2009 23:34 RobertMB Updated
03-Dec-2009 01:30 RobertMB Updated
03-Dec-2009 08:34 angels one five Updated
03-Dec-2009 11:39 RobertMB Updated
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19-Dec-2009 00:44 flyernzl Updated
22-Apr-2010 02:21 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
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