ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74411
Last updated: 25 October 2014
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Date:17-MAY-2010
Time:9:05pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23-250 Aztec E
Owner/operator:Sunair Aviation Ltd.
Registration: ZK-FHO
C/n / msn: 27-4585
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Hawke's Bay Airport (NZNR) -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Hawke's Bay Airport - NZNR
Narrative:
A misunderstanding between the two pilots led to a mishandling of the front-nose wheel. The piper landed with a retracted front-nose wheel. Both occupants escaped unhurt.

Sources:
http://www.hawkesbaytoday.co.nz/local/news/lead-story-plane-nose-dives-in-hb/3914275/
http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/national/3708543/Frightening-emergency-landing-at-Hawkes-Bay-Airport

http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-photos/photos/5/4/6/1323645.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-May-2010 02:19 RobertMB Added
26-May-2010 06:33 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Destination airport, Source]
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