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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46219
Last updated: 9 December 2020
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Date:17-JUN-2003
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic COY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rans S-6ES Coyote II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-CMC
C/n / msn: 10011424
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Whiterock Road, Loburn, North Canterbury -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rangiora Aerodrome Airport, Rangiora New Zealand
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot was on a local flight with a passenger. The microlight aeroplane was seen to enter a spin from which it did not recover. The first persons on the scene found that both the pilot and passenger had been killed

Investigations revealed that the pilot may have decided to carry out an engine-off forced landing practice. He was taking prescription medication to treat depression. This medication and the depression, which were not declared, can cause cognitive and motor impairment.

Registration ZK-CMC cancelled 30-09-2003

Sources:

1. AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT REPORT OCCURRENCE NUMBER 03/1768 RANS COYOTE S6SE ZK-CMC LOBURN 17 JUNE 2003 at https://www.caa.govt.nz/Accidents_and_Incidents/.../ZK-CMC_Fatal_17Jun2003.pdf
2. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000308728.html
3. http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWZKCIQ.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
31-Aug-2016 01:23 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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