Accident Caudron G.3 Unreg, Wednesday 25 March 1914
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Date:Wednesday 25 March 1914
Time:
Type:Caudron G.3
Owner/operator:JWH Scotland
Registration: Unreg
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Newtown, Wellington 1 -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
JWH (Will) Scotland took off from Athletic Park, but strong winds limited his ability to control his Caudron. Looking to land at Newtown Park, Scotland's aircraft hit trees and was wrecked. Scotland was uninjured. Not put off by the experience, Scotland ordered a replacement Caudron.

Sources:

1. David Rendel, 1975, Civil Aviation in New Zealand, A H & A W Reed.
2. The Press, 5 Mar 1964, 6 Mar 1964.
3. https://aeropedia.com.au/content/caudron-g-iii/

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jun-2022 22:19 Ron Averes Added
06-Jun-2022 22:46 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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