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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64542
Last updated: 10 April 2020
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Date:30-DEC-1936
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Owner/operator:A.J. Bradshaw t/a Southland Airways
Registration: ZK-ADC
C/n / msn: 4025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Big Bay, Fiordland, West Coast -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Invercargill
Destination airport:Big Bay Airstrip
Narrative:
To Southland Aero Club, New Zealand with C of A 3631 issued 2.11.32; shipped per SS
Pakeha; arrived New Zealand 11.1.33. Registered ZK-ADC 27.1.33 to Southland Aero Club, Invercargill. First flown after erection 14.1.33. Leased 10.12.36 to A.J. Bradshaw t/a Southland Airways.

Crashed into surf on landing at Big Bay, Fiordland, West Coast 30.12.36.

Pilot Captain A.J.Bradshaw and Sister C. Buckingham, George Ross and W.E.Hunt, passengers, survived with injuries.

Passenger Sutton Jones (21) died in the accident.
R.I.P.

Registration cancelled 31.1.37.




Sources:

http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_ZK-.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
11-Dec-2011 18:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Dec-2011 18:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Dec-2011 02:38 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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