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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65540
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:Fairey Gordon
Owner/operator:1 OTU RNZAF
Registration: NZ617
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tasman Sea, near Waitara, Taranaki -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:New Plymouth
Destination airport:
Missing, crashed in the sea while on a drogue towing detail.
Sergeant Morey's body was found later. He is buried at the Karori Cemetery , Wellington.
LAC Davies was never found. He is remembered on the Wellington Provincial Memorial.

Sgt 412721 Peter Albert Morey 23 RNZAF killed.
LAC 39597 Thomas Patrick Davies 29 RNZAF killed.


NZ Serials

Revision history:

11-Jun-2009 16:59 angels one five Added
18-Oct-2009 11:48 JINX Updated
08-Apr-2010 10:21 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
01-Oct-2010 21:52 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
21-Jan-2012 06:30 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 13:19 angels one five Updated [Operator]
15-Sep-2013 08:29 angels one five Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2020 22:15 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
22-Sep-2021 01:02 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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