Accident Pacific Aerospace 750XL ZK-SDT, Wednesday 7 January 2015
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Date:Wednesday 7 January 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic P750 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pacific Aerospace 750XL
Owner/operator:Skydive Taupo Ltd
Registration: ZK-SDT
MSN: 122
Year of manufacture:2006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Lake Taupo, Taupo -   New Zealand
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Taupo Airport NZAP
Destination airport:Taupo Airport NZAP
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
An engine problem is reported to have occurred during the climb (at ~5000ft) over Lake Taupo. All on 13 board (six tandem 'units' plus the pilot) made an emergency bale out. The wreckage is submerged in the lake in Rotongaio Bay.



Taupo 14Jan2011


Revision history:

07-Jan-2015 00:42 angels one five Added
07-Jan-2015 01:05 angels one five Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Narrative]
07-Jan-2015 01:09 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
07-Jan-2015 02:37 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
07-Jan-2015 04:28 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage]
07-Jan-2015 07:32 flyernzl Updated [Photo, ]
07-Jan-2015 08:32 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Jan-2015 18:58 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Jan-2015 12:45 Hans Gruber Updated [Source, Embed code]
20-Jan-2015 20:00 wf Updated [Location]
19-May-2018 02:09 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
19-Feb-2022 01:54 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]

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