Cessna 337 N10R, failed to remain airborne and landed heavily, near Whakatane, 17 January 1996
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At approximately 1010 hours on Wednesday 17 January 1996, Cessna 337 N10R became airborne briefly in an attempted take-off from a farm paddock near Whakatane Aerodrome. The aeroplane failed to remain airborne, landed heavily and sustained substantial damage. Causal factors were insufficient take-off space and inappropriate pilot technique.
near Whakatane (-37.926656,176.866676) [may be approximate]