Incident de Havilland DH.60M Moth ZK-ACC,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 347958
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Date:Thursday 28 January 1932
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.60M Moth
Owner/operator:Auckland Aero Club
Registration: ZK-ACC
MSN: 1549
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Mangere Aerodrome, Auckland -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Mangere Aerodrome, Māngere, South Auckland, New Zealand
Destination airport:Mangere Aerodrome, Māngere, South Auckland, New Zealand
c/no. 1549 DH.60M Moth [Gipsy I #1084] registered G-ABAN [C of R 2646] 13.6.30 to The de Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex. Registration cancelled 9.30 as "withdrawn from use" (sic). C of A 2732 issued 9.9.30 to The Dominion of New Zealand. Registered ZK-ACC 23.12.30 to Auckland Aero Club, Mangere [Govt Loan]; delivered 23.12.30. Accident 6.7.31 at Dome Valley, Auckland (see separate entry). Repaired and returned to service

Damaged 28.1.32 in a Forced landing at Mangere Aerodrome, Māngere, South Auckland, due to engine failure. Repaired and returned to service

Subsequent History:
Registered to club in own right 22.3.35. Sold 4.12.37 and re-registered [C of R 120] 22.2.38 to Waikato Aero Club, Hamilton [based Rukuhia]. Impressed into military service as NZ511 12.10.39 and operated at New Plymouth. Withdrawn from use 7.41 and to instructional airframe INST.41 with ATC at Napier. To spares at Ohakea 2.45 - engine donated to Christchurch ATC (Air Training Corps).


1. AHSNZ, 1988, Journal, Vol 31 No 2.
3. As G-ABAN:
4. As ZK-ACC:

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
6 July 1931 ZK-ACC Auckland Aero Club 0 Dome Valley, Auckland, between Wellsford and Warkworth min


Revision history:

16-Nov-2023 04:16 Ron Averes Added
30-Nov-2023 18:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
30-Nov-2023 18:15 harro Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities]
03-Dec-2023 07:38 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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