Incident Miles M.2H Hawk Major NZ578,
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Date:Monday 5 May 1941
Type:Miles M.2H Hawk Major
Owner/operator:3 EFTS RNZAF
Registration: NZ578
MSN: 144
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Ohakea AFB, Manawatu 3 -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Ohakea AFB, Ohakea, New Zealand
Destination airport:
First registered in India 22 February 1935 as VT-AGH to Metro Motors, Bombay. Later sold to Jal H Mehta. Indian registration VT-AGH cancelled 24 April 1937 as "Sold to New Zealand"

Arrived in New Zealand on 10 May 1937 for the Wellington Aero Club. Entered the New Zealand Civil Aircraft Register as ZK-AFK. Impressed into RNZAF for a cost of 750 pounds on 15 September 1939 as NZ578.

Operated initially by No.2 EFTS based at New Plymouth. Later to 3 EFTS at Ohakea. Damaged on 05 May 1941 as a result of a forced landing near Ohakea and written off books at Ohakea.



Revision history:

30-Oct-2017 22:46 Dr. John Smith Added
09-Feb-2019 08:40 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
16-Jan-2022 05:17 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
22-Jan-2022 02:37 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Jan-2022 07:23 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
13-Feb-2022 02:31 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
20-Nov-2023 09:52 Ron Averes Updated [Source]

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