Accident de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth ZK-AQN,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64528
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Date:Sunday 16 January 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:J H Dobson
Registration: ZK-AQN
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Methven, Canterbury -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Ashburton Aerodrome, Ashburton, New Zealand (NZAS)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Struck tree while low flying and crashed/destroyed by fire into the Rakaia River, 9 miles from Methven. Both persons on board - pilot Colin Parkin (26) and passenger Robin Burrows - were killed. Registration ZK-AQN cancelled 25.2.49.



Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
01-Jun-2012 17:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Sep-2021 00:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
21-Jan-2022 20:26 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location]
30-Sep-2023 19:49 TB Updated [[Aircraft type, Cn, Location]]

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