Incident Saab 340A ZK-FXC, Wednesday 10 April 1991
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Date:Wednesday 10 April 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Saab 340A
Owner/operator:Air Nelson
Registration: ZK-FXC
MSN: 340A-069
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Wellington Airport, Wellington 1 -   New Zealand
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Wellington
Destination airport:Tauranga
Investigating agency: TAIC
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During boarding in adverse weather conditions for a flight from Wellington to Tauranga, a passenger was pushed sideways by a wind gust as she approached the airstair. Attempting to regain her balance, she walked into a blade tip of the four bladed left propeller which had been feathered on shutdown and was stationary but had been partially rotated by the wind from the normal parked position. The passenger received a cut forehead which required 13 stitches.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TAIC
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

03-Nov-2016 19:53 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-May-2018 03:52 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
25-May-2018 01:41 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator]
31-Jan-2022 03:32 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
13-Feb-2022 01:41 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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