Aircraft at Longlands 1929

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Christening of bi-plane "Heretaunga" DH 60 ZK-AAE by Lady Russell at Longlands Aerodrome, Hastings, 1929

Mayor Maddison standing at left

DH.60G Gipsy Moth 928 (G-NZED) ZK-AAE
Owners: Auckland AC 'NZ Herald Gift Machine'
Registered 01.03.29
Dived into the ground at Mangere Airport, Auckland, 22 December 1930, from 2,500 feet during steep turn practice and was destroyed by impact and fire
Pilot Cyril Olsen, aged 23, was killed

Date published: 
1929
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Format of the original: 
Glass plate negative
Location: 
Longlands Aerodrome
Original digital file: 
Accession Number: 
878/1601/38934

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