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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70901
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:25-FEB-1936
Time:
Type:Bristol F.2B Fighter Mark 3
Owner/operator:New Zealand Permanent Air Force
Registration: 7121
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Ellesmere, Canterbury -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Wigram
Destination airport:Wigram
Narrative:
The aircraft was diving at a target on the bombing range and failed to pull up in time.
It struck the ground and somersaulted several times.
The pilot, Flying-Officer Graham Owen, died from his injuries in hospital some hours later. R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Serials.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2010 17:34 angels one five Added
01-Jan-2011 04:18 angels one five Updated [Source]
24-May-2013 03:01 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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