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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 62322
Last updated: 8 October 2020
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Date:23-JUL-1972
Time:dusk
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Owner/operator:Sinclair Flying School, Paraparaumu
Registration: ZK-CII
C/n / msn: 28-20215
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Deadwood Hill, Tararua Range -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in an attempted forced landing on a logging track on Deadwood Hill, near the Akatarawa Valley.
Pilot P McCauley seriously injured. Aircraft destroyed by post-crash fire.
Crash site : 41 0.052'S 175 5.584'E

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
Wings over New Zealand Forum
Ross Kerr (2006) A Chronology of the Tararua & Rimutaka Ranges


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
27-May-2014 09:46 angels one five Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-May-2018 20:45 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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