ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59537
Last updated: 7 December 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Time:c. 16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C177 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177B
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
Departure airport:Big Bay
Destination airport:Alexandra
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
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.


1. TAIC Investigation 95-016

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

Revision history:

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]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description