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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238168
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C337 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T337B
Registration: N10R
MSN: 606
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:West of Whakatane Airport -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Whakatane
Aircraft crashed while taking off from a farm west of Whakatane Airport, the pilot trying to avoid nearby powerlines. His intention was to fly the aircraft to the airport.
The pilot suffered minor injuries, the passenger was uninjured. The aircraft was badly damaged.
Two key factors in the crash were the lack of space for takeoff, coupled with an unsatisfactory runway surface.


New Zealand TAIC Report 96-003.

Revision history:

17-Jul-2020 02:31 Ron Averes Added

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