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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64479
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:08-JAN-1950
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:Auckland Aero Club
Registration: ZK-AIK
C/n / msn: 83465
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Charles -   New Zealand
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Port Charles, New Zealand
Destination airport:
Narrative:
RNZAF Tiger Moth NZ668 (c/no.83465): Previously RAF Tiger Moth T5756. Built at Cowley, UK and assembled in NZ. Shipped to New Zealand on 5 July 1940 on the s.s."Rangitikei" and BOC by the RNZAF at Unit 18 Rongotai on 18 October 1940. With No.3 EFTS, Harewood.

Sold to Auckland Aero Club from No.42 Squadron on 12 April 1946 and entered the New Zealand Civil Aircraft register as ZK-AIK. Written off in accident at Port Charles 8 January 1950 (Pilot T J W Dotton) and cancelled from register on 18 September 1951.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//nz-serials/nz650.shtml
http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p834.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
09-Feb-2011 02:41 angels one five Updated [Cn, Damage, Narrative]
26-May-2012 18:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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