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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191089
Last updated: 20 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340A
Owner/operator:Air Nelson Ltd
Registration: ZK-FXC
C/n / msn: 340A-069
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Wellington International Airport -   New Zealand
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Wellington
Destination airport:Tauranga
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
During boarding in adverse weather conditions for a flight from Wellington to Tauranga, a passenger was pushed sideways by a wind gust as she approached the airstair. Attempting to regain her balance, she walked into a blade tip of the four bladed left propeller which had been feathered on shutdown and was stationary but had been partially rotated by the wind from the normal parked position. The passenger received a cut forehead which required 13 stitches.


Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation 049/91 issued 26 July 1991 by TAIC to Wellington International Airport
Safety recommendation 050/91 issued 26 July 1991 by TAIC to Air Nelson
Safety recommendation 051/91 issued 26 July 1991 by TAIC to Air Nelson
Safety recommendation 052/91 issued 26 July 1991 by TAIC to Air Nelson

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

03-Nov-2016 19:53 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-May-2018 03:52 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
25-May-2018 01:41 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator]

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