Incident Sonex Waiex ZK-WYX, Tuesday 15 February 2022
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Date:Tuesday 15 February 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic WAIX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sonex Waiex
Registration: ZK-WYX
MSN: W083
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Whitianga Aerodrome, Waikato -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Whitianga Airport (WTZ/NZWT)
Destination airport:Whitianga Airport (WTZ/NZWT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Shortly after departing RWY04 at Whitianga airport, approximately when the aircraft was mid-downwind the Propeller of the Waiex departed the aircraft and the pilot conducted an emergency landing (glide approach) onto the cross vector (RWY34) at Whitianga airport. There were no injuries involved to anyone onboard the aircraft or anyone on the ground from the propeller detaching. The propeller was located following the incident,



Whitianga Airport (NZWT) - 28th of December, 2020


Revision history:

16-Feb-2022 07:42 CANCES Added
16-Feb-2022 07:42 harro Updated [Date, Time]
16-Feb-2022 08:09 CANCES Updated [Narrative, Photo]
17-Feb-2022 11:56 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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