Airplane Crash - Manakau Harbor, New Zealand 02/17/1979

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Manakau Harbor, New Zealand


Date02/17/1979
Time14:35
LocationManakau Harbor, New Zealand
OperatorAir New Zealand
RouteGisborne - Auckland
TypeFokker F-27 Friendship 500
RegistrationZK-NFC
Cn/In10456
Aboard4
Fatalities2
Ground0
SummaryFlew into the water while on ILS approach. The crew was misled by a visual illusion in conditions of reduced visibility into believing they were at a safe height and consequently failed to monitor the flight instruments sufficiently to confirm their aircraft maintained a safe approach path.

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