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The 'Southern Cross', flown by Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and crew, shortly before its departure from Milson Aerodrome. The Fokker F. VII Trimotor aircraft was delayed in Palmerston North for several weeks after its wing was damaged during taxiing at the Milson Aerodrome 4 February 1933.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007N_Av22_TEC_1230
Title
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith's aeroplane, the 'Southern Cross', at Milson Airport
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Av 22
Date
February 1933

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Place
Palmerston North

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