Aircraft at Longlands 1929

Original digital file

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Location

Longlands Aerodrome

Format of the original

Glass plate negative

Date published

1929

Additional information

Christening of bi-plane DH 60 ZK-AAE at Longlands Aerodrome, Hastings, 1929

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

 

Accession number

878/1601/38936

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