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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163533
Last updated: 20 August 2020
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Date:05-FEB-1951
Time:16:30
Type:Cessna UC-78 Bobcat
Owner/operator:R.E. Kappel
Registration: PZ-NAB
C/n / msn: 1236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eagle Beach,Bubali, Aruba -   Aruba
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Port au Prince,Haiti
Destination airport:Hato,Curacao
Narrative:
This Cessna, PZ-NAB was to be the first registered airplane in Suriname, but crashed during it's delivery ferry-flight to Zanderij airfield, Suriname on a beach at Aruba, after problems with fuel consumption in the left engine. Both occupants, the pilot R. Kappel and the passenger Muarice de Jong survived. The airplane was a gift from the young pilot's mother Nora Kappel-de Boer for earning his wings.

Sources:

Flying on trusted wings (Book ISBN: 978-9460222054)
http://landewers.net/PZ.TXT
Amigoe di Curacao : weekblad voor de Curacaosche eilanden
06-02-1951


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jan-2014 08:11 soero Added
03-Feb-2020 16:44 Cobar Updated [Date, Time, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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