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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196327
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Date:25-JUN-2017
Time:c. 11:45
Type:Rans S-19 Venterra
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-MBX
C/n / msn: 051100102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Nr Welshmans Creek, NE of Middlemarch, Otago -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Taieri NZTI
Destination airport:Omarama NZOA
Narrative:
A light aircraft departed Taieri at 10:30 am NZST bound for Omarama. ETA was 11:45 am NZST.
An emergency was declared at about 2:00 pm NZST after the aircraft failed to arrive.
A helicopter search along the route was initiated and the plane was found at about 4:00 pm NZST by an aircraft not involved in the search.
One of the persons on board is dead and the other seriously injured.

Sources:

Radio NZ report.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/94063830/aero-club-member-killed-in-otago-small-plane-crash
https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/name-released-plane-crash-victim
NZ Register


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jun-2017 05:46 angels one five Added
25-Jun-2017 05:49 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Jun-2017 06:29 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
25-Jun-2017 06:39 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]
25-Jun-2017 17:09 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
26-Jun-2017 08:22 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
27-Jun-2017 06:27 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Jun-2017 06:28 harro Updated [Embed code]
27-Jun-2017 06:33 angels one five Updated [Registration, Source]
28-Jun-2017 07:02 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]

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