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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59537
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:21-OCT-1995
Time:c. 16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C177 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177B
Owner/operator:
Registration: ZK-DRC
C/n / msn: 17702143
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Fohn Saddle 15 nm SE of Big Bay -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Big Bay
Destination airport:Alexandra
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
Narrative:
The aircraft failed to arrive at Alexandra, a search helicopter discovered the wreckage the next morning near the Fohn Saddle, at about 4760 feet amsl. The aircraft had stalled onto a snow terrace. No conclusive explanation for the accident was established.

Sources:

1. TAIC Investigation 95-016

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Apr-2009 17:36 XLerate Added
15-Oct-2016 18:52 beaverspotter Updated [Cn]
14-Mar-2018 08:35 TB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Damage]

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