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The 'Southern Cross', a 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. It was repaired by voluntary labour at the A & P Association showgrounds. Here the wing is about to be transported back to the aeordrome.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2009N_Av20_TRA_2260
Title
Repaired wing of the Sir Charles Kingsford Smith aircraft, the "Southern Cross"
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Av 20
Archive
Date
February 1933

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Creation

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Place
The Showgrounds, Waldegrave Street, Palmerston North

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aerodrome,
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kingsford smith,
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