Accident Cessna 172K Skyhawk ZK-CSN, Sunday 30 July 1972
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Date:Sunday 30 July 1972
Time:
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
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Timaru
Destination airport:Balclutha
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
Pilot Douglas McLeod.
The port wheel of this aircraft was found and nothing else. Crash put down to spatial disorientation.

Sources:

1. http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
2. New Zealand Wings, Nov 1973.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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