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Date:30-JAN-2009
Time:c. 1115 L/T.
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee.
Owner/operator:Canterbury Aero Club.
Registration: ZK-EBW
MSN: 28-42165.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Birdling's Flat, Banks Peninsula. -   New Zealand
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:NZCH
Destination airport:NZCH
Narrative:
From press reports the Cherokee was making an approach to land at a remote airstrip when it struck power wires and crashed.
Both occupants were able to exit the aircraft, apparently without serious injuries.
The arcing of a broken wire caused a tussock fire which destroyed the Cherokee.

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Images:


at Wanaka 2004

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2009 23:22 angels one five Added
02-Feb-2009 21:01 angels one five Updated
09-Feb-2009 11:19 Anon. Updated
16-Mar-2009 22:21 Anon. Updated
21-Jun-2009 10:36 flyernzl Updated

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