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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58750
Last updated: 29 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140D
Owner/operator:Bellview Flight Center
Registration: ZK-DEG
MSN: 28-7125535
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Grey,16 nm W of Amberley -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NZCH
Destination airport:NZCH
Pilot: Daryl Bruce Palmer.

The Piper was being flown from Christchurch by a student pilot on his first solo cross-country flight.
In strong northwest wind conditions near Amberley he lost control of the aircraft and crashed.


TAIC Report No. 91-002

Revision history:

18-Feb-2009 08:37 angels one five Added
21-Feb-2009 12:22 angels one five Updated
22-May-2009 02:36 XLerate Updated
14-Mar-2016 06:28 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2020 21:57 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
10-Aug-2020 19:29 Ron Averes Updated [Date]

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