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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64091
 
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Date:30-DEC-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1B Aiglet
Owner/operator:Nelson Aero Club
Registration: ZK-AUB
MSN: 1971
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Queen Charlotte Sound, Marlborough -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Nelson
Destination airport:Rongotai
Narrative:
Pilot D G A (Don) Price.
The two female passengers and the pilot were unhurt when the aircraft ditched into the sea due to engine failure.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
"The Story of Nelson Aviation" by Richard Waugh & Graeme McConnell. Published 2013.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
12-Jul-2009 23:53 angels one five. Updated
21-Feb-2016 06:44 angels one five Updated [Registration, Cn, Location]
20-Jun-2017 10:35 airtramp Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2021 02:49 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
20-Feb-2022 07:52 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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