Accident Mosquito Aviation XE ZK-IXE, Thursday 3 January 2013
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Date:Thursday 3 January 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic mosx model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mosquito Aviation XE
Owner/operator:P R Boocock, Rangiora
Registration: ZK-IXE
MSN: MXE1043107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Okuku River, Canterbury -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Lees Valley
Destination airport:Loburn
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A spark plug in the helicopter’s engine blew out while flying from the Lees Valley
to Loburn. An autorotation was conducted at the Okuku River, during which the
tail boom struck the bank, destroying the helicopter. The pilot was uninjured.


NZCAA accident reports for w/e 7Jan2013


Raglan 26Oct2010

Revision history:

24-Jan-2013 23:35 flyernzl Added
13-Feb-2022 10:38 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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