ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245119
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Narrative:The pilot, who was the owner of the aircraft, had been observed by witnesses to be conducting a series of circuits at the airstrip. The witnesses were at the local gun club, which was approximately 400 metres to the north-east of the airstrip.
|Date:||Monday 23 November 2020|
|Type:||Sabre 503 Trike|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Kaitoke Airstrip, Wellington 4 -
|Departure airport:||Kaitoke Airstrip|
|Destination airport:||Kaitoke Airstrip|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
The witnesses heard the aircraft flying towards the airstrip while on final approach, followed by what was described as a ‘thud’ or similar sound, and then silence.
Approximately two hours later, the aircraft was found in thick scrub 10 metres from the edge of the airstrip. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, had not survived the accident.
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|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
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||Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report]|
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