Incident PZL-104 Wilga 35A ZK-PZO, 26 Nov 1999
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46339
 
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Date:26-NOV-1999
Time:19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PZ04 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
PZL-104 Wilga 35A
Owner/operator:
Registration: ZK-PZO
MSN: 19870860
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wanaka Airport, Otago -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The pilot was returning to Wanaka after having been out of the area for several hours. The wind had increased in both strength and gustiness in his absence. The aeroplane was landing on the grass adjacent to runway 29 when a severe gust of wind lifted it sideways. It clipped the fence parallel to the runway, slewed through 90 degrees, struck the ground with its left wing tip, and cartwheeled on to its nose.

Sources:

ex.SP-FWG, SP-ZON.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
21-Jul-2021 08:09 A.J.Scholten Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Source]
04-Feb-2022 22:50 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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