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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46417
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:05-DEC-2003
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:
Registration: ZK-EOA
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 km E of L Luna, Otago -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The National Rescue Coordination Centre was notified on the late afternoon of Friday 5 December 2003 that the aircraft had not returned to Queenstown after a mountain flying training flight. A local search was initiated, and the wreckage of the aircraft was found in steep and mountainous terrain in the Twenty Five Mile Creek watershed, some 2 km east of Lake Luna, at about 1935 hours. The pilot under instruction, although seriously injured, survived, but the instructor sustained fatal injuries in the accident.

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