Accident Cessna A185E Skywagon ZK-SMS, Saturday 13 August 2022
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Date:Saturday 13 August 2022
Time:c. 15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C185 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna A185E Skywagon
Registration: ZK-SMS
MSN: 18502041
Year of manufacture:1972
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Murchison, Nelson -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Cessna A185E Skywagon crashed under unknown circumstances near Murchison, Nelson Lakes, South Island.
Both occupants sustained serious injuries.


Revision history:

13-Aug-2022 05:24 gerard57 Added
13-Aug-2022 05:57 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
14-Aug-2022 05:41 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
14-Aug-2022 07:15 kiwibushpilot Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Damage, Photo]
14-Aug-2022 09:06 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2022 05:48 kiwibushpilot Updated [Registration, Source]
15-Aug-2022 06:18 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2022 15:03 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2022 22:48 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2022 09:08 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2022 14:13 harro Updated [Registration, Cn]
16-Nov-2022 04:42 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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