ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65240
Last updated: 22 October 2014
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Date:29-JUL-1941
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Harvard Mk II
Owner/operator:2 SFTS, RNZAF
Registration: NZ951
C/n / msn: 66-2764
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Blenheim -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RNZAF Woodbourne
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme. Shipped to New Zealand on the s.s."Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. Bought On Charge 5 July 1941. To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.

Crashed near Blenheim during training flight at 14:30 hours on 29 July 1941. The aircraft recovered from a dive at 7000 feet and then lost height until crashing into the ground. LAC Morris Jurgens killed.

Sources:
http://www.adf-serials.com/nz-serials/
http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?OID=21074542
http://rnzaf.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=popular&action=print&thread=17601


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-May-2009 03:46 angels one five Added
29-May-2009 23:49 XLerate Updated
17-Sep-2009 21:01 angels one five Updated
23-Jan-2012 01:52 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
20-Dec-2012 11:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2012 13:56 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
21-May-2013 06:04 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
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