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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194697
Last updated: 28 January 2020
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Date:09-APR-2017
Time:14:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic b8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Montgomerie Bensen B8MR Autogyro
Owner/operator:
Registration: ZK-OOZ
C/n / msn: PFA G/01-1262
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Te Mapara, Waikato District, NI -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted the terrain near the Piopio Golf Course in Te Mapara, Waikato District, North Island. The gyrocopter sustained unreported but apparent substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received fatal injuries.

Sources:

http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fatal-microlight-crash-te-mapara-waikato-district
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/91377826/gyrocopter-accident-in-the-waikato
https://www.google.com/maps/@-38.444461,175.0527318,16z/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en-us&dg=dbrw&newdg=1
NZCAA Register
CAA registration update


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Apr-2017 05:39 Geno Added
11-Apr-2017 10:10 Anon. Updated [Source]
15-Jun-2017 18:09 flyernzl Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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