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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65437
Last updated: 26 September 2019
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Time:c. 4:10 p.m.
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:New Zealand Flying School
Registration: F9745
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:New Plymouth. -   New Zealand
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:New Plymouth
Destination airport:New Plymouth
The Avro stalled and spun on final approach.
All 3 POB died in the crash, which was New Zealand's second fatal aeroplane accident.
Captain Richard Russell DFC, pilot.
Mr James Clarke, Mayor of New Plymouth, passenger.
Miss Kathleen Warnock, passenger.


Various NZ sources.

Revision history:

08-Jun-2009 12:04 angels one five Added
08-Jun-2009 12:43 angels one five Updated
13-Dec-2010 03:02 angels one five Updated [Operator]
02-Jun-2013 02:49 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
07-Oct-2016 15:09 Anon. Updated [Source]
02-Sep-2017 07:13 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
26-Sep-2019 05:14 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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