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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196523
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Date:05-JUL-2017
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic CH70 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Zenair CH701 STOL
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-SCC
C/n / msn: C/N 6592
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Matata Beach, Bay of Plenty -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Waihi
Destination airport:Opotiki
Narrative:
The pilot carried out a forced landing on the beach following engine problems. The aircraft struck a fisherman on the head during the landing resulting in him receiving moderate injuries.

Sources:

https://www.sunlive.co.nz/news/157718-microlight-hits-fisherman-on-bay-beach.html
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11886488
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/94424728/fisherman-hurt-by-wing-of-crashlanding-glider


Images:


Matamata 14Mar2010

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jul-2017 08:55 Geo Added
05-Jul-2017 13:47 Geno Updated [Time, Phase, Source]
06-Jul-2017 06:46 harro Updated [Operator]
26-Jul-2017 10:24 flyernzl Updated [Photo, ]

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