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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63232
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Date:10-FEB-1962
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C180 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 180
Owner/operator:Rural Aviation Ltd
Registration: ZK-BVX
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Hastings, Bridge Pa aerodrome. -   New Zealand
Phase: Standing
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Pilot P M McEwan. Max McEwan was pulling the prop through to check compressions prior to an early morning start to topdressing operations. A faulty magneto earth caused the engine to fire and the propeller struck max in the lower leg causing a severe leg injury and spelling the end of Max's topdressing career.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
11-Jun-2014 06:10 Gazza Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Damage, Narrative, Photo, ]
26-Sep-2021 23:32 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]

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