Incident Sonex Aircraft Sonex ZK-VDB, Saturday 11 January 2020
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Date:Saturday 11 January 2020
Time:c. 11:09
Type:Silhouette image of generic SONX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sonex Aircraft Sonex
Registration: ZK-VDB
MSN: 1070
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Otaika, Northland -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Whangarei Airport (WRE/NZWR)
Destination airport:Dargaville Airport (DGR/NZDA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An incident involving an aircraft on paddock terrain has been reported in Otaika, Northland.
Aircraft received substantial damage. The sole pilot onboard the aircraft received moderate injuries.
Engine failure en route led to an out landing in less than ideal terrain.

Sources: (photo)


Whanagarei 25Feb2013

Revision history:

11-Jan-2020 00:49 Geno Added
20-Jan-2020 08:18 gazza Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Plane category]
20-Jan-2020 10:56 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2020 12:46 flyernzl Updated [Photo]
14-Feb-2022 08:47 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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