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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172535
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Time:c. 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic CH70 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Zenair CH701 STOL
Registration: ZK-EDY
MSN: 7-3988
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Tidal estuary at Whananaki North, Whangarei, Northland -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Whananaki
Destination airport:WR
The aircraft experienced a loss of engine power and rough running shortly after takeoff from the Whananaki North Airstrip, Whangarei, Northland. The pilot ditched the aircraft in the tidal estuary beyond the runway threshold.
The Microlight Class 2 airplane came to rest inverted, sustaining moderate damage. No injuries were sustained by the pilot or his passenger.


Revision history:

28-Dec-2014 07:44 Geno Added
03-Jan-2015 08:21 GAZZA Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]

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