ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145844
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Narrative:RNZAF Tiger Moth NZ663 (c/no.83491): Previously RAF Tiger Moth T5762. Built at Cowley, UK and assembled in NZ. Shipped to New Zealand on 5 July 1940 on the s.s."Rangitikei" and BOC by RNZAF at Unit 18 Rongotai on 4 October 1940. With No.1 EFTS, Taieri 1944. Slightly damaged after flying through power and phone lines near the Stirling Railway Bridge on 9 November 1944, but landed safely at Taieri.
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
|Operator:||Hawkes Bay and East Coast Aero Club|
|C/n / msn:|| 83491|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Bridge Pa Airfield -
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||Bridge Pa Airfield, New Zealand|
Sold to Hawkes Bay and East Coast Aero Club from No.42 Squadron on 10 May 1946 and entered the New Zealand Civil Aircraft Register as ZK-AJD on 1 May 1946.
Written off in accident near Bridge Pa Airfield on 13 October 1946.
||Dr. John Smith
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