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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73864
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Date:08-APR-2010
Time:2pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 76 Duchess
Owner/operator:Eagle Flight Training Ltd.
Registration: ZK-YES
C/n / msn: ME-29
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ardmore Airport (NZAR) -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ardmore Airport - NZAR
Narrative:
When approaching Ardmore Airport (NZAR) the pilot reported problems with the undercarriage of the Beechcraft Duchess. He flew around for about one hour to burn up some fuel. When landing on a grass part of the airport the left maingear collapsed. The pilot and his passenger escaped unhurt.

Sources:

https://nz.news.yahoo.com/two-escape-injury-in-light-plane-crash-7037117.html
http://www.nzpaimages.co.nz/events.php?event_id=9926

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Beech-76-Duchess/1663110/L (photo)


Images:


Ardmore 31 July 2009

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Apr-2010 05:25 RobertMB Added
08-Apr-2010 09:57 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
09-Apr-2010 22:12 flyernzl Updated [[Location, Narrative]]

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