Travel Safety Update - Asia / Pacific.Apr 28, 2008
Royal New Zealand Air Force The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) is the air arm of the New Zealand Defence Force. It was formed from New Zealand components of the British Royal Air Force, becoming an independent force in 1923, although many RNZAF aircrew continued to serve in the Royal Air Force
Two people died in a light plane crash at the Royal New Zealand Air Force base at Whenuapai today. Eyewitnesses said the aircraft nose-dived and ploughed plow also plough
1. A farm implement consisting of a heavy blade at the end of a beam, usually hitched to a draft team or motor vehicle and used for breaking up soil and cutting furrows in preparation for sowing.
2. into the ground. The base is used by aero clubs. Inspector Turepu Keenan said both occupants of the Cessna aircraft were killed. The aircraft crashed at the end of the runway runway: see airport. shortly after 4.30pm. "It is not into a hanger. No one on the ground was injured in·jure
tr.v. in·jured, in·jur·ing, in·jures
1. To cause physical harm to; hurt.
2. To cause damage to; impair.
3. in the accident and civil aviation will be investigating it," Lisa D'Oliveira, a spokesman for the base, said. A man watching aircraft land with his son, who wants to be a pilot, watched the tragedy unfold unfold - inline . "It seemed to fly over the air base, it did a very sharp right-hand turn and got into a stall situation," he said on TV3. "Then it just headed straight for the ground. "I looked and I thought `gee, that's not going to pull out of that in a hurry'. "It carried straight down and hit the ground on quite an angle. Apr 26, 2008
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