Accident Cessna 421C Golden Eagle III ZK-TAM, Friday 24 May 2019
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Date:Friday 24 May 2019
Time:c. 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C421 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 421C Golden Eagle III
Owner/operator:Taranaki Air Ambulance (owner: Skywest Aviation Ltd)
Registration: ZK-TAM
MSN: 421C0886
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Hamilton Airport, Waikato -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Hamilton Airport (HLZ/NZHN)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The nosewheel of a ZK-TAM failed to deploy, collapsing during landing at Hamilton Airport, New Zealand. The aircraft was conducting a patient transfer at the time however no additional injuries to anyone onboard occurred during the incident.

Due to the severity of the damage caused by the accident and the substantial costs in which it would take to restore the aircraft it was not fixed to working order. The aircraft is due to become a part of a playground feature in Palmerston North, New Zealand.



Revision history:

24-May-2019 06:16 Jolly Rodger Added
24-May-2019 06:17 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-May-2019 10:57 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Embed code]
24-May-2019 11:07 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-May-2019 11:33 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Damage]
24-May-2019 11:34 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
24-May-2019 18:34 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
19-May-2020 10:56 JMW69 Updated [Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
09-Oct-2021 03:00 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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