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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137933
Last updated: 21 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CORS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Goodyear FG-1D Corsair
Owner/operator:14 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ5651
C/n / msn: 3460.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Iwakuni Airfield -   Japan
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Iwakuni
NZ5651 was approaching Iwakuni to land when it was upset by the slipstream of a preceding Corsair.
It landed short of the runway and overturned.
F/O Ronald Nairn escaped with slight injuries.
Aircraft written off the books at Iwakuni, 5 March, 1948.


NZ Serials

Revision history:

13-Aug-2011 03:35 angels one five Added
17-Jan-2012 11:04 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
09-Jul-2014 08:16 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Oct-2018 15:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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