ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B ZK-EJM Ardmore Airport (AMZ)
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Date:Monday 9 May 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
Operator:Air North Ltd.
Registration: ZK-EJM
MSN: 14005
First flight: 1952
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ardmore Airport (AMZ) (   New Zealand)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ardmore Airport (AMZ/NZAR), New Zealand
Touched down far down the runway and swerved to the right when the left brake failed. It crossed a drainage ditch and came to rest with serious damage to the nose gear, propellers and both wings. Although intentions to repair the aircraft were reported at the time, the aircraft lay derelict for some time and was later broken up.

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accident date: 09-05-1977
type: de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
registration: G-AOZN
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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