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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18243
 
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Date:17-JAN-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Auster J/1 Autocrat
Owner/operator:James Aviation Ltd
Registration: ZK-ALW
MSN: 2132
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Whatawhata, Waikato -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Destroyed by fire when it crashed on a hillside at Whatawhata, New Zealand on 17/1/1952; pilot jack R. Zainey killed.

Sources:

http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac2/NZAM/ZK-ALW.html
http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWZKAIQ.htm
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p21.htm
http://3rdlevelnz.blogspot.co.uk/2010/08/southern-scenics-people-and-planes.html


Images:

Photo of ZK-ALW courtesy AirHistory.net


New Plymouth - Bell Block (closed)
22 February 1947; (c) AirHistory.net Photo Archive

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
06-Jan-2013 20:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Feb-2016 02:23 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
04-Mar-2016 08:04 angels one five Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
24-Apr-2021 08:29 Anon. Updated [Nature]
10-Oct-2021 22:49 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]
16-Feb-2022 08:06 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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