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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64596
Last updated: 8 June 2020
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Date:27-FEB-1938
Time:
Type:Miles M.14A Hawk Trainer III (Magister)
Owner/operator:Canterbury Aero Club
Registration: ZK-AFA
C/n / msn: 487
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Prebbleton -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Wigram ?
Destination airport:
Narrative:

The relatively inexperienced (about 20 hours total flying time) trainee pilot was carrying out solo aerobatic practice when his plane stalled at the top of a loop and spun into the ground at Prebbleton.

The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot was reported to have died from his injuries only moments after being removed from the wreckage.

Clifford Albert Burmister (22) R.I.P.

Sources:

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=EP19380228.2.109&cl=CL2.1938.02.28&e=-------10--1----0--


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
29-Jun-2009 00:31 angels one five Updated
01-Jan-2012 15:12 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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