Accident Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey ZK-YAY, Sunday 17 April 2022
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Date:Sunday 17 April 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic SREY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey
Registration: ZK-YAY
MSN: 1DK-365C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Waimea Estuary, Mapua, Nelson -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The pilot was demonstrating an approach for a water landing to low level with the gear down, but not an actual water landing. The pilot reported that during the go-around, the aircraft made contact with the water and subsequently flipped over. Both the pilot and the passenger received minor injuries.

CAA occurrence number 22/1973 (photo)

Nelson Mail report dated 18 April 2022


Balclutha 24Dec2007

Revision history:

17-Apr-2022 03:47 Geno Added
18-Apr-2022 05:38 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source]
18-Apr-2022 06:02 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2022 10:51 GeeMac Updated [Time, Location, Source]
07-May-2022 12:45 flyernzl Updated [Photo]
17-May-2022 08:34 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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