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Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and crew of the 'Southern Cross', a Fokker F. VII Trimotor aircraft, were delayed in Palmerston North for several weeks after the aeroplane's wing was damaged during taxiing at Milson Aerodrome 4 February 1933. Mr T C Benfell of Palmerston North, pictured on top of the wing, was part of the crew who repaired the aircraft.

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Repairing Sir Charles Kingsford Smith's aircraft, the "Southern Cross", Milson Airport
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Palmerston North
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February 1933

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