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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65538
Last updated: 3 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Owner/operator:15 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: 41-25103
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tongatabu -   Tonga
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Fua'amotu
Destination airport:
The ex-USAAF P-40 stalled in a steep turn and crashed.
Sgt Donald Chrystall NZ415060. R.I.P.


NZ Serials

Revision history:

11-Jun-2009 16:53 angels one five Added
11-Jun-2009 17:07 angels one five Updated
06-Sep-2009 22:56 angels one five Updated
26-May-2010 00:36 angels one five Updated [Nature, Narrative]
26-May-2010 00:48 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport]
27-May-2010 12:44 angels one five Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport]
05-Jun-2011 02:38 Anon. Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 06:55 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Sep-2013 08:03 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
27-Dec-2013 09:31 angels one five Updated [Operator]
14-Nov-2018 15:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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