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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 26 January, 1959. "On Saturday two R.N.Z.A.F. Canberra bombers arrived at Ohakea from Malaya. The crews were photographed upon their arrival. They are, from left to right: Flight Lieutenant R. B. Smith, of Oamaru, who piloted one of the planes, Flight Lieutenants C. N. Hanson, of Papatoetoe, and P. J. Heares, of Ohakea (the two navigators) and Squadron Leader G. R. B. Highet, of Wellington, Officer commanding 75 Squadron R.N.Z.A.F., who captained the second aircraft".

Identification

Object type
Image
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Relation
2017-20
Date
January 26, 1959
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015089
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other

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