ZK - AXK    c/n 89
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Loading in the early 50's        © Phil Lightband



Sowing the load early 50's        © Phil Lightband



Parked, early 50's. Probably old Bell Block, New Plymouth      ©David Jackson



Loading up, early 50's        ©
Eddie Coates Collection



AXK at Bell Block, New Plymouth 1950's        © George Thompson



A typical 1950's loading scene, unknown date & location        © L. Forhecz



Parked up, details unknown        © L. Forhecz
Imported by Rural Aviation, New Plymouth, 12/01/1951 The first Beaver to be imported into N.Z.
Assembled at Mangere by Miles King, Don Andrews and Doug Hull
Nicknamed "Jerry" after Jerry Hooper who was the first pilot killed in Aerial Topdressing in N.Z.
Flown by Bill Sutton & Keith McCready (New Plymouth)
Flown by Bert Burrowes, Cliff East, Don Thorpe and Ramsay McGill at Fielding from 1953 onwards.
Written off in an accident near Maungamahu, North East of Wanganui, 20/04/1954.
Ramsay McGill fatally injured