Incident Avro 504K E9427,
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Date:Friday 6 January 1922
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:New Zealand Aero Transport
Registration: E9427
MSN: GW4571
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rongotai Aerodrome, Wellington 1 -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Wanganui
Destination airport:Wellington
IGA. To New Zealand Aero Transport. While coming in to land, a sudden down draught caused the undercarriage to hit a fence and the aircraft crashed. Pilot Mr Mallard slightly injured, passengers Messrs H. Edward and R. Archibald uninjured. Aircraft undercarriage and propellor smashed, nose damaged. Apparently repaired, given civil registration G-NZAR. Passed on to the NZPAF as spare parts in 1923. Note: reference 1 has year as 1923.


1. AHSNZ, 1983, Journal, Vol 26 No 2.
3. New Zealand Times, 7 January 1922

Revision history:

24-Jan-2022 09:43 Ron Averes Added
13-Feb-2022 01:46 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
17-Nov-2023 14:08 Ron Averes Updated [Date, Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2023 14:10 Ron Averes Updated [Narrative]
02-Dec-2023 08:11 Ron Averes Updated [Registration, Narrative]

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