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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31332
Last updated: 24 April 2019
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Date:04-OCT-1985
Time:12:23pm
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402B
Owner/operator:Air Albatross
Registration: ZK-EHT
C/n / msn: 402B-0340
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Arrowsmith Point, Tory Channel, Marlborough Sounds -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nelson
Destination airport:Wellington
Narrative:
Struck high tension cables and crashed in the water in Tory Channel, Marlborough Sounds, while on a Nelson-Wellington flight.

Sources:

1. Powerlines still deadly, New Zealand Herald. 28 September 2008
2. King, John (1995). Aviation Accidents and Disasters. New Zealand Tragedies. Wellington: Grantham House. pp. 179-182. ISBN 1 86934 042 6.
3. Aircraft Accident Report No. 85-084


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
26-Nov-2008 07:53 angels one five Updated
07-Jun-2009 02:38 XLerate Updated
18-May-2018 04:20 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
25-May-2018 01:50 Ron Averes Updated [Cn]

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