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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59017
Last updated: 17 January 2020
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Date:24-MAR-2009
Time:c. 1:00 pm L
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206G Stationair Floatplane.
Owner/operator:Volcanic Air Safaris
Registration: ZK-FEO
C/n / msn: U20603797
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Rotorua, North Island. -   New Zealand
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Lake Rotorua
Destination airport:Lake Rotorua.
Narrative:
The Cessna 206 Floatplane was carrying a pilot and two passengers on a scenic flight from its base at Lake Rotorua to White Island and back when the engine failed moments after taking off.
The pilot was able to make a safe ' engine out ' touchdown on the lake and she and her passengers were ferried ashore by local watercraft.
The aircraft was partly submerged about 500 meters off Sulphur point, towards the SE end of the lake but has been moved to shore since.

Sources:

http://tvnz.co.nz/content/2580691


Images:

Photo of ZK-FEO courtesy AirHistory.net


Rotorua - Lake Rotorua Seaplane (NZRL)
24 September 2013; (c) Derek Gaynor


at Rotorua Lakefront 10Jan2009

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Mar-2009 23:22 angels one five Added
24-Mar-2009 03:50 angels one five Updated
24-Mar-2009 10:43 slowkid Updated
25-Mar-2009 04:18 angels one five Updated
21-Jun-2009 10:36 flyernzl Updated

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