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The engine of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith's aeroplane at Milson Airport, Palmerston North, being removed for repair. Kingsford Smith and his crew of the 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.

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2009N_Av98_TRA_2289
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Preparing Charles Kingsford Smith's "Southern Cross" aeroplane at Milson Airport for repairs
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Public Photograph Collection Av 98
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Palmerston North
Date
February 1933

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Palmerston North City Library

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