Date & Time: Jan 7, 2015 at 1215 LT
Type of aircraft:
PAC 750XL - Pacific Aerospace Corporation
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Taupo - Taupo
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While cruising at a height of some 5,000 feet, the pilot encountered problems with the engine. The 12 skydivers and the pilot abandoned the aircraft and bailed out. All 13 occupants were safe while the aircraft crashed into the Taupo Lake and was destroyed.