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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233716
Last updated: 17 July 2020
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Date:08-MAR-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-DOB
C/n / msn: 15075885
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Motueka, SI -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Brightwater
Destination airport:Motueka Airport (MZP/NZMK)
Narrative:
A Cessna 150M was flying to Motueka, South Island, from Brightwater, near Nelson to meet some fellow pilots when the aircraft ran out of fuel and had to make an emergency landing on a sandbar in Motueka. Before the sandbar got flooded with water, the pilot managed to get some fuel from a friend via helicopter and managed to take off from the sandbar.

Sources:

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2020/03/nelson-pilot-runs-out-of-fuel-mid-flight-lands-on-sandbar.html
https://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/118177128/light-plane-crash-in-motueka
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http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/000/309/309566.jpg (photo)


Images:


Ohakea 16Mar2008

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Mar-2020 07:58 Spitfirepilot19 Added
08-Mar-2020 07:59 harro Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
08-Mar-2020 10:13 RobertMB Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Mar-2020 17:59 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
09-Mar-2020 11:22 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage]
09-Mar-2020 18:41 RobertMB Updated [Embed code]
17-Jul-2020 12:46 flyernzl Updated [Photo]

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