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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70499
Last updated: 16 July 2020
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Date:17-DEC-2009
Time:1pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRES model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pacific Aerospace Cresco 08-600
Owner/operator:Farmers Air Ltd., Gisborne
Registration: ZK-LTA
C/n / msn: 027
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Whakaangiangi Rd, Te Araroa, 42km north of Ruatoria, Gisborne, NZ -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was attempting to take off when it crashed in a paddock some 100 meters from the runway end and flipped over. The pilot was trapped inside the cockpit for about 40 minutes. He was freed by the fire service and airlifted to hospital with moderate injuries.

Sources:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/3172540/Pilot-injured-in-small-plane-crash
http://www.gisborneherald.co.nz/article/?id=15139
http://www.gisborneherald.co.nz/article/?id=15151


Images:


at Napier 2006, engine run

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2009 19:52 slowkid Added
16-Dec-2009 19:53 slowkid Updated
17-Dec-2009 00:43 RobertMB Updated
18-Dec-2009 10:48 slowkid Updated
18-Dec-2009 15:42 angels one five Updated
18-Dec-2009 15:49 RobertMB Updated
19-Dec-2009 00:45 flyernzl Updated
20-Dec-2009 02:39 flyernzl Updated

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