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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71434
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Date:14-JAN-2010
Time:c. 8:00 L/T
Type:Pacific Aerospace CT-4E Air Trainer
Owner/operator:CFS RNZAF
Registration: NZ1990
C/n / msn: 205
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Raumai Weapons Range, Santoft -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RNZAF Ohakea
Destination airport:
Narrative:
At about 0815 emergency services were advised of a plane crash at Raumai.
Responding to the scene of the crash they found the wrecked Airtrainer with its pilot, the only occupant, dead.
Squadron-Leader Nicholas Cree of the Red Checkers R.I.P.

Analysis of the plane's Fatigue Data Recorder shows that S/L Cree was performing a manoeuvre called the 'fishtail pass' at 58 knots when control was lost and the aircraft crashed from about 180 feet.


Sources:

News bulletin.
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/3229436/Air-Force-plane-crashes-one-dead]
http://web.archive.org/web/20111020071944/http://www.stuff.co.nz:80/dominion-post/news/5810239/Fatal-flaw-to-stunt-pilots-move
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/air-accidents/news/article.cfm?c_id=665&objectid=10760026


Images:


RNZAF Base Ohakea 16 March 2008

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2010 12:45 angels one five Added
13-Jan-2010 12:49 angels one five Updated [Source]
13-Jan-2010 12:57 angels one five Updated [Date]
15-Jan-2010 13:32 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
20-Feb-2010 19:26 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
09-Apr-2010 22:47 flyernzl Updated [Source]
18-Oct-2011 10:53 angels one five Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
18-Oct-2011 15:52 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2013 11:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
24-May-2014 00:04 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
05-Mar-2015 20:20 Unites Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
01-Jun-2018 01:07 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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