Accident Cessna 172K Skyhawk ZK-CSN, Sunday 30 July 1972
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Date:Sunday 30 July 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172K Skyhawk
Owner/operator:South Otago Aero Club
Registration: ZK-CSN
MSN: 172-58313
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Sea off Taieri River, Otago -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Timaru
Destination airport:Balclutha
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Pilot Douglas McLeod.
The port wheel of this aircraft was found and nothing else. Crash put down to spatial disorientation.


2. New Zealand Wings, Nov 1973.

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
07-Jul-2010 02:33 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Damage, Narrative]
22-Sep-2021 01:18 Ron Averes Updated [Total occupants, Location, Narrative]
22-Sep-2021 02:08 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
05-Oct-2021 09:01 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2022 19:57 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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