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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64120
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:23-JAN-1959
Time:day
Type:Miles M.11 Whitney Straight
Owner/operator:H. Edwards
Registration: ZK-AJZ
C/n / msn: 323
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Maramarua -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Hastings, New Zealand
Narrative:
Imported into New Zealand in 1937. Entered the New Zealand Civil Aircraft Register as ZK-AFG with H. Edwards but loaned to Wellington Aero Club.

Impressed into RNZAF with Unit 18 Rongotai for a cost of 900 pounds on 12 October 1939 as NZ579.

Sold to H. Edwards from No.42 Squadron in 1946. Entered the New Zealand Civil Aircraft Register as ZK-AJZ. Sold to Hawkes Bay and East Coast Aero Club.

Damaged on 23 January 1959 at Maramanua, and stored at Hastings until 8 October 1959 when it was withdrawn from use. Fuselage sold to P. Locksley, Auckland and transported to Dairy Flat on 18 August 1965.

Sources:

1. http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
2. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/nz-serials/nzwhitneystraight.htm
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_ZK-.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
10-Jul-2009 19:44 angels one five Updated
20-Feb-2016 01:54 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location]
29-Jan-2018 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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