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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230783
Last updated: 22 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N Skyhawk II
Owner/operator:Canterbury Aero Club
Registration: ZK-SBK
C/n / msn: 17275566
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Ellesmere, Canterbury, SI -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Christchurch International Airport (CHC/NZCH)
Destination airport:Christchurch International Airport (CHC/NZCH)
The aircraft impacted the dry bed mud flats of Lake Ellesmere, Canterbury, South Island, during a night flying exercise.
The airplane was completely destroyed and the sole pilot onboard was fatally injured.



Christchurch International 14Sep2015

Christchurch International 14Sep2015

Christchurch International 14Sep2015

Revision history:

21-Nov-2019 14:05 gerard57 Added
21-Nov-2019 14:14 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
21-Nov-2019 14:20 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Nov-2019 01:17 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2019 01:46 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
22-Nov-2019 02:05 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
22-Nov-2019 11:29 kiwipilot Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
25-Nov-2019 07:11 Spitfirepilot19 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
27-Nov-2019 08:38 Flyernzl Updated [Photo]
27-Nov-2019 08:38 Flyernzl Updated [Photo]
27-Nov-2019 08:38 Flyernzl Updated [Photo]

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