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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75578
Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Time:c. 12:15pm L
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
Owner/operator:Air Hawkes Bay Ltd.
Registration: ZK-EHY
C/n / msn: 38-79A0594
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pohangina Valley, Ruahine Range -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hastings Airport - NZHS
Destination airport:Hastings Airport - NZHS
An active emergency beacon was detected earlier today, and a downed light plane was located in the Pohangina Valley on the western side of the Ruahines. Location about 30km north of Palmerton North.
Owing to the nature of the terrain a rescue helicopter was not able to land at the scene, but a crewman and a medic were dropped off nearby and made their way to the accident site.
Both occupants, a flying instructor and student, were found to have been seriously injured and were airlifted to hospital

Sources: (photo)


Ardmore 1991

Revision history:

11-Jul-2010 21:06 angels one five Added
11-Jul-2010 21:17 angels one five Updated [Source]
11-Jul-2010 21:26 RobertMB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Jul-2010 21:32 angels one five Updated [Location, Source]
11-Jul-2010 22:39 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
12-Jul-2010 00:57 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2010 01:14 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
12-Jul-2010 01:14 RobertMB Updated [Operator]
12-Jul-2010 17:49 angels one five Updated [Time, Source]
12-Jul-2010 19:15 angels one five Updated [Source]
12-Jul-2010 21:02 Anon. Updated [Source]
12-Jul-2010 23:37 flyernzl Updated [[Source]]
14-Jul-2010 22:11 angels one five Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
19-May-2018 04:49 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]

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