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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:Hawkes Bay and East Coast Aero Club
Registration: ZK-ANP
C/n / msn: 3832
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bridge Pa Airfield, Hastings -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Hastings, New Zealand
Destination airport:Hastings
RNZAF Tiger Moth NZ707 (c/no.3832): Built at Hatfield. Issued with UK C of A number 6476 on 29 December 1938 and imported into New Zealand for the Waikato Aero Club. Issued with New Zealand Certificate of Registration on 8 March 1939 and registered as ZK-AHB.

Impressed into the RNZAF as a gift aircraft on 12 October 1939. BOC Unit 7 Taieri 20 October 1939. With No.1 EFTS, Taieri 1939-1940. With No.2 EFTS New Plymouth/Ashburton 1941-1944.

Issued free from No.42 Squadron to Wairarapa and Ruahine Aero Club on 20 January 1947 and entered the New Zealand Civil Aircraft Register as ZK-ANP on 27 January 1947. To W. Bower and Co, Pahiatua as topdresser on 10 September 1952. Badly damaged after colliding with a fence at Marima on 3 November 1953. Repaired using parts from ZK-AIH (Ex-NZ822), ZK-AIV (Ex-NZ741), and ZK-ASD(ex-NZ813).

To J. Larsen, Waverley in 1957. Withdrawn from use in 1959 and sold to B. Haybittle, Hawera on 10 November 1959. To Hawkes Bay and East Coast Aero Club in October 1960. Crashed at Bridge Pa Aerodrome, Hastings on 6 September 1968 and cancelled from the register on 17 September of that year. The aircraft was practicing a dog-fight sequence for an air display the following day when it crashed. This aircraft suffered 10 accidents during its career; 1 during it's RNZAF service and 9 in it's civilian life.


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Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
03-Jun-2012 14:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Dec-2016 09:15 angels one five Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Narrative]

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