Aviation AO-1989-053

Beechcraft 95-A55 Baron ZK-SUN, collided with terrain at night, 10 nm north of Napier Airport, 16 May 1989
Status: Closed
Legacy Inquiry Number: 
89-053
Occurrence Date: 
16 May 1989
Report Publication Date: 
12 November 1992
Jurisdiction: NZ
The aircraft was flying from Hamilton to Napier at night in instrument meteorological conditions, and had commenced an instrument approach procedure for Napier. The aircraft collided with a hill. The pilot and two passengers received fatal injuries in the accident.
Location: 
10 nm north of Napier Airport