Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Beavers & Beavers # 15 ZK-CPS.

De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver, c/n 1609 , was shipped to Hawker-Siddelely of Wellington on 28-09-65. It was first flown on 03-12-1965 and was listed to Fieldair Ltd at Gisborne as ZK-CPS on 31-01-1966.
ZK-CPS at Masterton on 23-09-1969.

ZK-CPS at Gisborne on 26-11-1970.
It was damaged at Rakauroa on 28-10-1972. At about this time it carried the name "Captain Pugwash"

Two views of ZK-CPS at 03-10-1973
On 24-11-1976 it was involved in a fatal accident when it struck trees at Nikau.
The registration was cancelled on 13-04-1977.

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