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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64172
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:09-MAR-1952
Time:day
Type:de Havilland DH.94 Moth Minor
Owner/operator:Hawkes Bay Aero Club
Registration: ZK-AJX
MSN: 94071
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mokau River Airstrip, King Country -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Previously (ZK-AHN) for Auckland Aero Club, but not taken up as aircraft was impressed into the RNZAF with Unit 18 Rongotai on 17 April 1940 on arrival in New Zealand.
Allocated to No.2 FTS, Woodbourne by May 1940.
Sold to de Havilland Aircraft Co. from No.42 Squadron on 30 April 1946.
Entered the New Zealand Civil Aircraft Register as ZK-AJX with the Auckland Aero Club on 10 May 1946.
To Central Hawkes Bay Aero Club and later to F. Wright.
Crashed Mokau River, King Country 09 March 1952.
Believed to be presently under restoration at Mandeville, South Island.

Sources:

1. http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
2. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/nz-serials/nzdh94.htm
3. http://www.kiwiaircraftimages.com/minor.html
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_ZK-.html
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p940.html
6. http://www.experiencemandeville.com/
7. http://www.experiencemandeville.com/museum/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
23-Dec-2016 21:23 angels one five Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Feb-2018 21:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2021 04:51 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]

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