Crash of a PAC Cresco 08-600 in Maramarua
Date & Time: Dec 10, 1979
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The pilot, sole on board, was completing a test flight on this first PAC Cresco 08-600 prototype. En route, the pilot lost control of the airplane after the tail detached. The single engine airplane entered a dive and while the pilot was able to parachute to safety, the airplane crashed and was destroyed.
Structural failure of the tail in flight.