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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18241
 
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Date:17-JUN-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1B Aiglet
Owner/operator:Auster Air Services Ltd
Registration: ZK-AZD
MSN: 2750
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mackenzie Basin, Canterbury -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Farm airstrip
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed at Gray's Hills Station ( back country farm ) Canterbury. It was one of my father's first accident investigations.

Operated by Auster Air Services Ltd.

Pilot William Graham Sinclair-Brooke and David Maurice Gibson ( farmer ) passenger/observer lost their lives.

Sources:

Auster aircraft production ( http://www.auster.ukf.net/ )
NZ Register


Images:


Greys Hills, June 1952

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
18-Mar-2013 01:31 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Narrative]
19-Feb-2016 02:19 angels one five Updated [Location, Phase, Damage, Narrative]
19-Feb-2016 02:21 angels one five Updated [Source]
19-Feb-2016 02:21 angels one five Updated [Source]
29-Mar-2017 07:30 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
29-Mar-2017 07:38 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Mar-2017 07:54 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Mar-2017 08:10 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Apr-2021 06:51 TB Updated [Narrative]
10-Oct-2021 20:04 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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