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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157351
Last updated: 11 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic COY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rans S-6ES Coyote II
Owner/operator:R.O.Y. Syndicate
Registration: ZK-ROY
C/n / msn: 1194686
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Station/Nelson Lakes Aerodrome (NZLE), St Arnaud, Nelson -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Lake Station Airstrip - NZLE
Destination airport:Lake Station Airstrip - NZLE
This aircraft was participating in the Nelson Aero Club's annual Brass Monkey Fly-in.

After a low-level pass the ultralight plane was climbing away when the engine failed completely at about 750 feet.
The pilot was able to turn back to the airstrip, but touched down heavily causing the undercarriage to collapse.

The 2 POB were uninjured.


Sunday Star Times.


Nelson 2003

Revision history:

30-Jun-2013 02:35 angels one five Added
04-Jul-2013 05:00 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jul-2013 08:58 angels one five Updated [Location]
11-Jul-2013 10:57 flyernzl Updated [[Location]]

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