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Date:14-FEB-1968
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:Private (P. Shand)
Registration: ZK-ATI
C/n / msn: 89201
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Landsborough Valley, South Westland -   New Zealand
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
RNZAF Tiger Moth NZ899 (c/no.82901); Ex RAF stocks, previously R5006. Built at Hatfield and assembled in NZ. Shipped to New Zealand on "SS Rangitane" and BOC Unit 18 Rongotai 02 August 1940. With No.3 EFTS, Harewood 1942. With No.2 EFTS, Ashburton 1944.

Issued free to Wairarapa and Ruahine Aero Club from Taieri on 4 May 1949 and entered the New Zealand Civil Aircraft Register as ZK-ATI on 20 June 1949. To Air Contracts Ltd, Masterton on 23 February 1950. To W. Bower and Co Ltd, Palmerston North on 19 July 1956. To Aviation Sales and Service on 20 June 1958. To B. McKay, Eketahuna in late 1958. To A. Kane and others, Waiouru in 1959. To Wellington and Wairarapa Gliding Club in late 1961. To R. Ellwood, Trentham 21 June 1967. To P. Shand in early 1968.

Crashed in Landsborough Valley, South Westland on 14 February 1968 and badly damaged. To B. Drake and J. Muir, Cromwell on 19 August 1968. First flight after rebuild was made on 2 December 1968. To B. and M. Drake, Christchurch 07 May 1970. To K. Simich, Auckland on 14 January 1971. To A. Fahey and J. Sager, Auckland on 26 March 1974. To A. Fahey, Bombay, South Auckland in March 1976.

Exported to USA 9 April 1976. Entered American register as N27WB on 26 May 1976 with S. Buck, California.

Entered United Kingdom Civil Aircraft Register as G-ALIW on 17 August 1981 with D. Geddes and F. Curry, London. Currently airworthy in United Kingdom registered to D. Geddes and F. Curry, Bridport

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//nz-serials/nz650.shtml


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
02-Jun-2012 18:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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