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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 62814
Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Otago Aero Club
Registration: ZK-ATZ
C/n / msn: DHA.491
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Underwood. -   New Zealand
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Invercargill, New Zealand
Destination airport:
RNZAF Tiger Moth NZ1405 (c/no.DHA491); Australian built at Bankstown. BOC by RNZAF at Unit 18 Rongotai on 29 October 1941. With No.1 EFTS, Taieri 1942-1943. With No.3 EFTS, Harewood 1944.

Issued free to Middle Districts Aero Club from Wigram on 25 November 1949 and entered the New Zealand Civil Aircraft Register as ZK-ATZ on 6 January 1950. Sold to W. Bower and Co for use as topdresser in June 1954 and named "Popsie".

Badly damaged in accident at Tiraumea on 16 February 1956 seriously injuring pilot Monty Rodger and stored for rebuilding. Rebuilt as two seater and sold to L. Beaver, Masterton on 10 October 1957. To J. Hanlon, Dunedin in 1959. To Otago Gliding Club in 1961.

Crashed at Wanaka on 20 January 1965 and rebuilt at Taieri.

Crashed at Dunedin on 27 May 1967. To C. Piper, Invercargill on 2 June 1967. The fuselage of this aircraft was with No. 12 Squadron ATC at Invercargill in 1972. Believed to be still stored at Invercargill.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

16 Feb 1956 ZK-ATZ Tiraumea sub

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Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
28-May-2009 23:34 angels one five Updated
20-Jul-2009 17:27 angels one five Updated
03-Jun-2012 13:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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