Incident Auster J/1B Aiglet ZK-ATP, Thursday 16 November 1950
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Date:Thursday 16 November 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic J1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Auster J/1B Aiglet
Owner/operator:Wellington Aero Club
Registration: ZK-ATP
MSN: 2650
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rongotai Airport, Wellington 1 -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Rongotai Aerodrome
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Landing accident. Pilot Ivan T East.
This accident occurred when two aircraft collided while both were landing.
The other aircraft was a Tiger Moth, ZK-???, ( registration not known), piloted by Dave Ward.

News report in Nelson Evening Mail, 16 & 17 November 1950. Photos of both damaged aircraft published on 17/11/1950.

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 November 1952 ZK-ATP Wellington Aero Club Cheviot, Canterbury unk
31 March 1956 ZK-ATP Wellington Aero Club 0 Rotokauri, Waikato sub
6 July 1960 ZK-ATP A F Sutherland Greenstone, Otago unk

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
13-Jan-2016 17:38 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Jun-2017 05:25 airtramp Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2022 01:36 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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