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Last updated: 17 August 2019
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Date:21-MAR-1965
Time:10:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C23 Sundowner
Owner/operator:Waikato Aero Club
Registration: ZK-CCZ
C/n / msn: M-104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waioeka Gorge, 8 mi. N of Matawai, Gisborne district -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gisborne NZGS
Destination airport:Hamilton NZHN
Narrative:
Pilot: Wallace Gibson, and his passengers Malcolm Black and Robert Neill.
R.I.P.

The aircraft was seen flying low above State Highway No. 2 through the Waioeka Gorge in marginal VFR weather conditions.
The plane collided with a cliff face near Traffords Hill Quarry and burned. The 3 POB were fatally injured.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
Report of a Civil Aircraft Accident No. 25/3/1509


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
14-Mar-2016 07:11 angels one five Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-May-2018 23:50 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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