Accident Sport Copter Vortex M912 ZK-RDX,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 347072
 
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Date:Saturday 21 October 2023
Time:c. 13:20
Type:Sport Copter Vortex M912
Owner/operator:Awatere Holdings Limited
Registration: ZK-RDX
MSN: 192
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Omaka Aerodrome, Marlborough -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Omaka Airport (NZOM)
Destination airport:Omaka Airport (NZOM)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Sport Copter Vortex M912 crashed under unknown circumstances at Omaka Aerodrome (NZOM), Blenheim, South Island.
The pilot died and the gyroplane was written off.

Sources:

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/500708/one-dead-in-blenheim-light-aircraft-crash
https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fatality-following-incident-omaka-aerodrome
https://www.stuff.co.nz/marlborough-express/marlborough-top-stories/133168407/largerthanlife-farmer-remembered-following-fatal-gyrocopter-crash
https://www.stuff.co.nz/marlborough-express/marlborough-top-stories/133177099/investigation-into-fatal-blenheim-gyrocopter-crash-still-in-early-stages

https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0PRQ8cY-8lA/WnVjmFNmshI/AAAAAAAAAfU/6Vb8CE8E1HYxBTd5YBlMLxAWYDHKAkVagCLcBGAs/s1600/ZK-RDX%2BSport%2BCopter%2BVortex%2B1928.jpg (photo)

Location

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Oct-2023 07:12 gerard57 Added
21-Oct-2023 12:16 Anon. Updated
24-Oct-2023 06:15 Anon. Updated
27-Oct-2023 05:52 RobertMB Updated

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