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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65540
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:07-DEC-1942
Time:15:30
Type:Fairey Gordon
Owner/operator:RNZAF (Royal New Zealand Air Force)
Registration: NZ617
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea near Waitara, Taranaki -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:New Plymouth
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Missing, crashed in the sea while on a drogue towing detail.
Sergeant Morey's body was found later. He is buried at the Karori Cemetery , Wellington.
LAC Davies was never found. He is remembered on the Wellington Provincial Memorial.
R.I.P.

Crew:
Sgt 412721 Peter Albert Morey 23 RNZAF killed.
LAC 39597 Thomas Patrick Davies 29 RNZAF killed.

Sources:

NZ Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2009 16:59 angels one five Added
18-Oct-2009 11:48 JINX Updated
08-Apr-2010 10:21 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
01-Oct-2010 21:52 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
21-Jan-2012 06:30 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 13:19 angels one five Updated [Operator]
15-Sep-2013 08:29 angels one five Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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