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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64347
Last updated: 24 October 2020
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Date:21-DEC-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206 floatplane
Owner/operator:Ritchie Air Services Ltd
Registration: ZK-CHQ
C/n / msn: U2060314
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Gunn, Fiordland -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
ex ZK-TEM/ZK-CHQ/N2114F destroyed by storm 11/90; rebuilt, restored as ZK-TEM 7/96. Reverted to ZK-CHQ 10/96 to VH-UYB cancelled 6/02. Crashed and substantially damaged 21/12/65 when crashed at Lake Gunn (pilot William Black)

Sources:

1. http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
2. http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWZKCAH.htm
3. http://3rdlevelnz.blogspot.co.uk/2011/11/shower-of-spray-and-were-away-nz.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

5 Mar 1965 ZK-CHQ Ritchie Air Services Ltd 0 Lake McKerrow, Fiordland sub
17 Mar 1974 ZK-CHQ Mount Cook Air Services Ltd Lake Alabaster, Fiordland sub


Images:

Photo of ZK-CHQ courtesy AirHistory.net


Te Anau - Seaplane
15 November 1975; (c) Daniel Tanner

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
23-Dec-2016 14:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Aug-2020 21:29 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
10-Aug-2020 05:05 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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