Piper PA38 ZK-EVA and Piper PA38 ZK-EQM, mid-air collision, 6 km east of Palmerston North, 31 July 1989
Legacy Inquiry Number:89-063
Occurrence Date:31 July 1989
Report Publication Date:11 February 1993
When the pilot of ZK-EVA attempted to join formation with ZK-EQM, the aircraft collided and ZK-EQM entered a spiral descent into a paddock. A portion of ZK-EQM struck the passenger of ZK-EVA, ZK-EVA returned to Palmerston North Aerodrome.
Location:6km east of Palmerston North