Incident NZAI Fletcher FU-24-950 ZK-EGS, Thursday 15 January 1981
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Date:Thursday 15 January 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic FU24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
NZAI Fletcher FU-24-950
Owner/operator:Air Services (1979) Ltd
Registration: ZK-EGS
MSN: 241
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tinui, Wairarapa -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During takeoff the aircraft hit a sheep which damaged a stabiliser. The pilot took off and then landed safely. Pilot K Willcox; repaired.

CAA NZ (2008) Agricultural Aircraft Safety Review

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

20 April 1985 ZK-EGS Air Services (1979) Ltd near Masterton, Wairarapa unk

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
17-Dec-2010 12:56 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Damage, Narrative]
25-May-2018 00:37 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Sep-2021 21:31 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
06-Feb-2022 20:37 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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