Incident Morane-Saulnier MS.880B Rallye ZK-CDB, 18 Dec 1968
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Time:18:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Morane-Saulnier MS.880B Rallye
Owner/operator:H N C Monckton
Registration: ZK-CDB
MSN: 5302
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hamilton Airport, Waikato -   New Zealand
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Hamilton Airfield (HLZ/NZHN)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Rallye Club c/n 5302 became ZK-CDB with Seabrook Fowlds on 24.1.1963. It then went to Whangarei with the Northland Districts Aero Club. By 1965, ZK-CDB had moved on to the Mercury Bay aero club at Whitianga. Still on the move, ZK-CDB went to R P J Poole, Auckland in June 1968 and to H N C Monckton, Hamilton in September the same year.

An attempt at hand-starting went awry at Hamilton airfield at 6.15pm on 18.12.1968, and ZK-CDB was damaged beyond repair in the ensuring unpiloted "runaway", when it ran into a ditch. As a result the registration ZK-CDB was cancelled ten months later, on 28.10.1969.

However, parts of this aircraft were subsequently employed in the rebuild of the damaged ZK-CBW to become ZK-CDE.



Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
04-Sep-2014 23:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Feb-2022 06:07 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
13-Feb-2023 04:45 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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