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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:17-FEB-1955
Time:forenoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic DOVE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.104 Devon
Owner/operator:42 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ1815
MSN: 04398
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shingle Slip Knob, Tararua Range -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNZAF Base Ohakea (09:17)
Destination airport:RNZAF Base Ohakea
Narrative:
Last radio contact 10:11. Found crashed 3 days later just below the summit of Shingle Slip Knob. Flight Lieutenants W A L Trott and E Casey both killed.

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/nz-serials/nzdh104.htm
Ross Kerr (2006) A Chronology of the Tararua & Rimutaka Ranges


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2008 19:59 W.Fischdick Added
11-Sep-2008 23:21 angels one five Updated
03-Jun-2009 15:00 angels one five Updated
13-Mar-2010 10:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Mar-2010 00:20 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
01-Apr-2010 14:44 angels one five Updated [Operator]
06-May-2010 09:02 TB Updated [Operator, Location]
08-Mar-2012 10:12 TB Updated [Narrative]
03-Feb-2013 01:30 Kereru Updated [Narrative]
03-Oct-2013 20:05 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
02-Mar-2014 15:59 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-May-2014 22:08 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
23-May-2014 22:21 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Sep-2014 16:04 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Sep-2014 16:05 TB Updated [Source]
16-May-2018 05:36 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
16-May-2018 20:24 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2020 20:07 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]

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