Walsh Brothers Avro 504K aeroplane at New Plymouth Racecourse

Production date
Nov 1920
1920-1929
Description
Photograph shows the Walsh Brothers Avro 504K operating from New Plymouth Racecourse. The plane crashed on 11 November 1920, killing pilot Richard Russell and passengers Kathleen Warnock and Mayor James Clark.
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Production date
Nov 1920
1920-1929
Accession number
PHO2002-763
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I have a photo taken side-on of the plane which shows Captain Russel along with 2 other passengers (names unknown). I would be happy to duplicate or scan if anyone would like. Warwick

- Warwick Beadle on 04-07-2015 03:08:07

I believe that Richard Russell is my uncle. Do you have any photos of him as I guess if he was taking so many for a flight that day ,some one would have a photo with him. Thankyou regards joy Baird.

- joy baird on 07-11-2013 09:04:19

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