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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65593
Last updated: 21 December 2019
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Date:05-MAY-1944
Time:c. 09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss P-40N Warhawk
Owner/operator:21 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ3170
C/n / msn: 28786
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Te Akau, about 7 miles north of Raglan -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Ardmore
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed while performing aerobatics at low altitude. The P-40N was seen stall out of a steep climb and dive into the ground.
Pilot-Officer John Howard Sumner. R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jun-2009 00:27 angels one five Added
05-Jul-2009 17:18 angels one five Updated
19-Sep-2009 22:07 angels one five Updated
21-Jan-2012 05:53 Nepa Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
21-Jan-2012 05:53 Nepa Updated [[Time, Registration, Operator, Nature, Narrative]]
08-Jul-2013 09:58 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
27-Jan-2014 07:07 angels one five Updated [Time, Cn]
19-May-2014 20:11 angels one five Updated [Time, Source]
14-Nov-2018 15:07 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Operator]

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