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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46379
Last updated: 21 September 2019
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Date:16-JAN-1999
Time:21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 269C
Owner/operator:
Registration: ZK-HJG
C/n / msn: 36-0483
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jackson Bay -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During the final approach to a river-flat landing area the aircraft began to sink. The 50-kilogram load was jettisoned, but a heavy landing still followed. The pilot believes that he misjudged the tailwind conditions and used an inappropriate approach manoeuvre.

Sources:

NZ-REGISTER


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
21-Sep-2019 20:28 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn, Source]

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