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Last updated: 4 June 2020
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Date:10-MAY-1940
Time:Day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:2 EFTS RNZAF
Registration: NZ856
C/n / msn: 82480
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Farmland nr New Plymouth -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Bell Block, New Plymouth
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex RAF N9410, NZ856 was destroyed in a crash after flying less than two weeks in New Zealand.
The Tiger Moth dived into the ground after the propeller disintegrated at a height of 500 feet.
The pilot, Leading Aircraftman D. Bullen RNZAF, survived the accident with serious injuries.

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//nz-serials/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jan-2018 07:30 angels one five Added
20-Nov-2018 17:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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