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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65617
Last updated: 19 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss P-40N Warhawk
Owner/operator:2 (F) OTU RNZAF
Registration: NZ3226
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Ohakea -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RNZAF Ohakea
Destination airport:RNZAF Ohakea
Two P-40s collided in the air during formation flying practice, NZ3073 (P-40M), and NZ3226 (P-40N).

NZ3226 (US 43-22968) fell to the ground out of control and Flying-Officer Alexander Cruickshank was killed.

NZ3073 (US 43-5506) landed safely at Ohakea.


NZ Serials registration source.

Revision history:

12-Jun-2009 02:02 angels one five Added
01-Jul-2009 23:34 angels one five Updated
11-Sep-2013 00:07 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Nov-2018 10:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]
08-Mar-2020 03:10 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Mar-2020 03:27 angels one five Updated [Time, Narrative]

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