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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65554
Last updated: 12 July 2020
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Date:25-JUL-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk (2)
Owner/operator:17 Sqn RNZAF
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Manukau Harbour -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Whenuapai AFB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Kittyhawks NZ3037 and NZ3034 collided at 20,000 over Weeks Island. Both aircraft crashed.
Flying-Officer J. Mills parachuted to safety and was uninjured.
Sergeant John Galt Dickie was killed. R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2009 18:42 angels one five Added
03-Jul-2009 00:40 angels one five Updated
18-Nov-2009 13:39 angels one five Updated
12-Apr-2010 03:31 angels one five Updated [Damage, Narrative]
26-Jun-2010 16:24 angels one five Updated [Location]
16-Nov-2011 21:26 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 07:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase]
12-Sep-2013 03:33 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 17:24 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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