On September 20, 2010, at 0400 universal coordinated time, a de Havilland Canada, DHC-8-300, ZK-NEB, experienced a nose gear collapse after landing at Blenheim Airport, New Zealand. The airplane was operated by Air Nelson Ltd, as a commercial passenger flight, with an original departure point of Wellington.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of New Zealand. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Government of New Zealand. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Transport Accident Investigation Commission
11 Cigna House
40 Mercer Street
P.O. Box 10-323
Wellington 6143
New Zealand

Phone: (64) 4-473-3112
E-mail: inquiries@taic.org.nz
Fax: (64) 4-499-1510
Website: http://www.taic.org.nz

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