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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146370
Last updated: 8 August 2020
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Date:17-JUN-2012
Time:16:00+ LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic CDUS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AutoGyro Europe Calidus Fern
Owner/operator:SkyGy Limited
Registration: ZK-MZM
C/n / msn: NZC003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tauranga Harbour -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:NZTG
Destination airport:NZTG
Narrative:
The gyrocopter crashed into Tauranga Harbour while travelling between Mt Maunganui and Matakana Island. The two occupants were rescued by people in private boats. One person had minor injuries and was taken to hospital.

Sources:

yahoo.co.nz
https://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/13967982/gyrocopter-crash-at-tauranga-harbour/_
http://www.caa.govt.nz/Weekly_Accident_Reports/Accidents_registered_to_18_Jun_2012.pdf
http://www.caa.govt.nz/Script/AirReg3.asp?Mark=mzm&Query3=Get+Reg+Mark


Images:


Mt Maunganui 31Mar2012

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2012 00:22 Geo Added
17-Jun-2012 10:33 Geno Updated [Time, Source]
18-Jun-2012 22:07 turtle Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Source]
19-Jun-2012 07:06 flyernzl Updated [[Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Source]]
08-Aug-2020 03:16 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]

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