Accident Aero Commander 680FL Grand Commander ZK-DBQ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 62383
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Date:Sunday 16 January 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC6L model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aero Commander 680FL Grand Commander
Owner/operator:Geyserland Airways Ltd
Registration: ZK-DBQ
MSN: 1330-15
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Wellington Airport, Wellington 1 -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Wellington
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Engine problems saw the aircraft touch down heavily short of the runway. The port main wheel was ripped off, and the aircraft was badly damaged. Pilot I P Palmer

D Stafford (1983) Flying The Thermal Skies, Holmes Printing

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
8 August 1971 ZK-DBQ Geyserland Airways Ltd 0 Kaitaia Airport, Northland sub
31 October 1977 ZK-DBQ Akarana Air Ltd. 1 Sea off Wanganui, Whanganui w/o

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
23-May-2018 20:10 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
24-May-2018 06:44 Ron Averes Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Feb-2022 20:48 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Feb-2022 01:39 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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