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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 14 April 1958, page 6: "Seen after a smooth landing on the new hard runway at Milson Airport today are some of the 24 passengers from the National Airways Corporation's D.C.3 Koreki, the first commercial aircraft to use the landing strip which will be officially opened on Saturday."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_014712
Title
"Enjoyed a Smooth Landing at Milson (Airport)"
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Creation

Created By
Place
Milson Airport, Palmerston North
Date
April 14, 1958

Object rights

Credit Line
Fairfax Media New Zealand

Taxonomy

Tags
1950s,
airport,
black and white,
manawatu evening standard,
milson airport,
plane,
Community Tags
d.c.3,
milson airport,
passengers,

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