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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 270789
 
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Date:21-AUG-1940
Time:12:20
Type:Vickers Vincent
Owner/operator:2 SFTS RNZAF
Registration: NZ325
MSN: ex K4717
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Blenheim, Marlborough -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RNZAF Woodbourne
Destination airport:RNZAF Woodbourne
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Vickers Vincent NZ325 was being operated as a trainer by No.2 Service Flying Training School at RNZAF Station Woodbourne, near the town of Blenheim.
The aircraft crashed and burned after stalling when making steep turn low over a farmhouse. It dived into a shed and was destroyed by impact and fire. The pilot was killed.
Pilot:
LAC Raymond Edward George MASON (pilot u/t) RNZAF R.I.P.

Sources:

NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS AND TRAGEDIES


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2021 07:45 angels one five Added
17-Dec-2021 16:27 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Narrative, Operator]
17-Dec-2021 21:21 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
07-Jan-2022 18:04 angels one five Updated [Cn]
16-Jan-2022 04:06 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
12-Feb-2022 19:58 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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