Date & Time: Dec 12, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Dornier DO.12 Libelle
Registration:
ZK-ABI
Flight Type:
Test
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Auckland - Auckland
MSN:
101
YOM:
15
Region:
Oceania
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a test flight when the engine misfired on approach. Aircraft stalled and crashed in the Mechanics Bay, off Milford Beach, Auckland. Both occupants were killed.
Crew:
Don Harkness, pilot.
Passenger:
Charles Goldsbro.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.