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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247412
Last updated: 15 January 2022
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Date:03-FEB-2021
Time:c. 17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172G Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-COM
MSN: 17254586
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Old Man Range, near Alexandra, Otago region -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cromwell Racecourse Airport (NZCS)
Destination airport:Gore Airport (NZGC)
Narrative:
A Cessna 172G Skyhawk carrying one pilot was missing in the Otago region. Search operations were conducted.
The deceased pilot and his crashed aircaft were found february 4th around 04:00 on Old Man Range, near Alexandra, Otago region.

Sources:

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/search-for-missing-pilot-and-plane-in-central-otago/PCBJ3DE6GN33E4IEOTEHBVIESY/
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/124142250/mans-body-recovered-following-search-for-missing-light-aircraft-in-central-otago
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/124141945/search-for-missing-light-plane-and-pilot-in-central-
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/zk-com#26bb2c98

https://photos.smugmug.com/Oceania/New-Zealand/New-Zealand-Light-Aircraft/i-Sz3fp9R/0/a31d8833/XL/ZK-COM_NZRC_210312_1200-XL.jpg (photo)


Images:


Taieri 24October 2013

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2021 09:38 gerard57 Added
03-Feb-2021 10:32 RobertMB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2021 19:14 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Feb-2021 19:15 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
03-Feb-2021 19:38 RobertMB Updated [Date, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2021 07:26 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2021 07:39 bushpilotnz Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source]
04-Feb-2021 07:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
04-Feb-2021 07:59 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2021 10:05 Wingnut Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Narrative]
04-Feb-2021 10:06 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2021 17:28 Gazza Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
05-Feb-2021 17:40 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2021 09:35 flyernzl Updated [Photo]

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