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Date:23-JUN-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic G44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-44A Widgeon
Owner/operator:Sea Bee Air Ltd
Registration: ZK-AVM
MSN: 1466
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Nausori Airport, Viti Levu -   Fiji
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Nausori Airport
Narrative:
Aircraft being prepped for ferry flight back to New Zealand. On landing, one wheel collapsed with a float being torn off and minor damage to a wing tip. Aircraft was flown back home a month later.

Sources:

AHSNZ, 1981, Newsletter 5, accidents and incidents.

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 Oct 1968 ZK-AVM Mount Cook Air Services Ltd 0 Half Moon Bay, Stewart Island min
14 Dec 1987 VH-WET 0 74km NW of Cairns, QLD sub


Images:

Photo of ZK-AVM courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
April 1979; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Sep-2021 16:50 Ron Averes Added
27-Nov-2021 02:02 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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