Accident Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee D ZK-DEG, Monday 7 January 1991
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Date:Monday 7 January 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee D
Owner/operator:Bellview Flight Centre
Registration: ZK-DEG
MSN: 28-7125535
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mt Grey, Canterbury -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NZCH
Destination airport:NZCH
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Pilot: Daryl Bruce Palmer. R.I.P.

Mt Grey (933m AMSL), north of Rangiora, Canterbury.
The Piper was being flown from Christchurch by a student pilot on his first solo cross-country flight.
In strong northwest wind conditions near Amberley he lost control of the aircraft and crashed.


TAIC Report No. 91-002

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

29 March 1974 ZK-DEG Canterbury Aero Club Christchurch Airport, Canterbury unk
11 August 1984 ZK-DEG J F D Peach Greta Valley, Canterbury unk

Revision history:

18-Feb-2009 08:37 angels one five Added
21-Feb-2009 12:22 angels one five Updated
22-May-2009 02:36 XLerate Updated
14-Mar-2016 06:28 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2020 21:57 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
10-Aug-2020 19:29 Ron Averes Updated [Date]
30-Jan-2022 04:28 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Jan-2022 06:02 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Location]
01-Feb-2022 03:37 Ron Averes Updated
02-Feb-2022 03:06 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]

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