This report from Wellington’s Evening Post of 9 August 1948 announces the loss of a National Airways Corporation freight plane – the first of two major disasters suffered by the airline that year. Influenced in part by such crashes, a government commission recommended restructuring civil aviation in New Zealand.
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Reference: Evening Post, 9 August 1948
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