Tuesday 29 September 2009

ZK-CNS crashed today.

Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six ZK-CNS , c/n 32-686 , crashed today just after take off from Great Barrier Island; two persons injured.
ZK-CNS was a product of 1966 and flew with the US registration of N3766W before being registered to Airwork (NZ) Ltd of Christchurch on 08-11-1966.
It went to the Southern Districts Aero Club at Gore from 12-07-67 but crashed at Big Bay on 07-1967 and was cancelled on 19-08-1968.
After rebuild it returned to the register with F H Chittock and E F Potter of Gore on 04-05-1970.
Some five opererators later it went to Great Barrier Airlines on30-04-1986.
In more recent times it has had the green tail end with a large stitchbird image on it.

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