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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 61943
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172L
Owner/operator:Waikato Aero Club
Registration: ZK-DFG
MSN: 60091
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Motueka -   New Zealand
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Motueka
The pilot P J Gauden determined there was insufficient distance to stop while landing at Motueka, and applied full throttle to go around, but the aircraft stalled while climbing away and crashed into the roof of a house. Rebuilt cn 60091R.


1. Civil Air Accident File 25/3/75-018, Archives New Zealand
2. King, John (1995). Aviation Accidents and Disasters. New Zealand Tragedies. Wellington: Grantham House. p. 144. ISBN 1 86934 042 6.

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
26-May-2009 23:06 XLerate Updated
22-Jun-2014 17:35 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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