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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63676
Last updated: 26 August 2021
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Date:12-OCT-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C180 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 180
Owner/operator:Northern Air Services Ltd. TeKuiti
Registration: ZK-BGM
MSN: 31139
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Waikawau/Awakino, North Taranaki -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Farm airstrip
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with a hillside during an aerial topdressing sortie. Pilot Noel W. McCready killed.
R.I.P.

ZK-BGM was rebuilt as ZK-BMU.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
https://archway.archives.govt.nz/ItemAdvancedSearch.do
http://rnzaf.proboards.com/thread/12321/cessna-180s-nz?page=15

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 Aug 1955 ZK-BGM Northern Air Services Ltd 0 Tupuwae. King Country sub
15 Jan 1971 ZK-BMU Poplars Airstrip unk


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
19-Jul-2009 18:55 angels one five Updated
22-Feb-2016 09:28 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location]
09-Mar-2016 17:57 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Mar-2017 07:28 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Feb-2018 20:34 Wingnut Updated [Operator]

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