AO-2019-006

Image shows 2 photos - one of each aircraft
The two aircraft. Above: ZK-CBY Cessna. Below: ZK-WAK Tecnam
Cessna 185 and a Tecnam P2002 light aeroplane, mid-air collision, near Hood Aerodrome, Masterton, 16 June 2019
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
The circumstances reported to date are that a Cessna 185 and a Tecnam P2002 light aeroplane collided whilst airborne near Hood Aerodrome, Masterton, on the morning on Sunday 16 June. Both aircraft crashed after the collision and the pilots of both aircraft died. No other people were on board. [As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings.]
Location
near Hood Aerodrome, Masterton (-40.978200,175.614800) [may be approximate]