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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145841
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Date:19-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:3 EFTS RNZAF
Registration: NZ653
MSN: 82969
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Harris Field, near RNZAF Harewood, Christchurch -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Harris Field, RNZAF Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand
Destination airport:
Narrative:
RNZAF Tiger Moth NZ653 (c/no.82969): Previously R5074. Built at Hatfield, UK and assembled in NZ. Shipped to New Zealand on "SS Karamea" and BOC Unit 18 Rongotai 9 August 1940. With No.3 EFTS, Harewood 1940-1941, coded "EI".

Written off (damaged beyond reapir): Involved in take off collision with NZ784 at Harris Field, near Harewood, on 19 September 1941 while being operated by No.3 EFTS and written off. The pilot is believed to have survived unhurt.

Sources:

1. http://www.adf-serials.com.au/nz-serials/nzdh82.htm
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p829.html
3. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
4. https://fotoweb.airforcemuseum.co.nz/fotoweb/archives/5003-Search-the-Collection/Collection/MUS000841_1.jpg.info
5. https://steemit.com/history/@len.george/de-havilland-dh82a-tiger-moth-nz650-to-nz689-and-nz701-to-nz724-part-1
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harewood,_New_Zealand
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christchurch_Airport#History

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-May-2012 16:46 Dr. John Smith Added
09-Feb-2019 08:41 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Source]
10-Aug-2021 00:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
10-Aug-2021 21:53 SD Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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