Accident de Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth ZK-AJW, Wednesday 25 August 1948
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Date:Wednesday 25 August 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth
Owner/operator:Mr A.J.McIntosh
Registration: ZK-AJW
MSN: 2046
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Sea off Waitaki River, Otago -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Invercargill NZNV
Destination airport:Christchurch NZCH
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Ex-ZK-ABG and RNZAF service as NZ594. Pilot A. McIntosh. Ditched or crashed in the sea south of the Waitaki River mouth, in fog. The pilot's body was found, along with some wreckage from the aircraft, on the 1st of September 1948 washed up on the shore near Oamaru.


Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
26-Jun-2009 02:32 angels one five Updated
07-Jul-2010 02:04 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
05-Jul-2011 03:24 angels one five Updated [Date, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
01-Dec-2012 02:54 angels one five Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Narrative]
23-Feb-2013 20:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
22-Sep-2021 01:46 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
22-Jan-2022 08:58 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Feb-2022 20:02 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
20-Nov-2023 10:53 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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