NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS
KAIMAI AIR CRASH
3 JULY 1963
On the 3 July 1963 NAC Flight 441 was lost on a flight from Auckland to Tauranga with a loss of 23 lives - 20 passengers and 3 crew. Later that night wreckage was spotted in the Kaimai Ranges. It was the first time that a helicopter had been used in New Zealand to help with Search and Rescue.
A memorial to the crash was dedicated on 5 July 2003, the 40th anniversary of the crash. It is at Gordon, near Matamata.
For further information see - KAIMAI AIR DISASTER - and also the book
KAIMAI CRASH - New Zealand's Worst Internal Air Disaster by Richard Waugh (2003 Craig Printing Company).
|CARTMER||Leonard John James|
|FLYGER||Graham Clifford Frederick|
|KISSEL||Peter George Guinness|
|SEYMOUR||Sarah Te Taumiria|
|WILSON||Elizabeth Jill Louise|
FAMILIES I AM RESEARCHING | MISCELLANEOUS GENEALOGICAL STUFF | NEW ZEALAND — ON LINE GENEALOGICAL AND FAMILY HISTORY RESOURCES | NEW ZEALAND — YOUNG BOY IMMIGRANT SCHEME 1911 — 1914 | NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS AND TRAGEDIES | NEW ZEALAND MISCELLANEOUS GENEALOGICAL INDEXES | NEW ZEALAND LAND WARS — MISCELLANEOUS GENEALOGICAL INDEXES | NEW ZEALAND AND WORLD WAR ONE | NEW ZEALAND AND WORLD WAR TWO | NEW ZEALAND ROLLS OF HONOUR AND WAR MEMORIALS — BY LOCATION | NEW ZEALAND ROLLS OF HONOUR AND WAR MEMORIALS — BY CONFLICT | NEW ZEALAND ROLLS OF HONOUR — MILITARY NURSES | PAKEHA/MAORI TRANSLITERATIONS | PASSENGER LISTS TO NEW ZEALAND | SHAND — FAMILY HISTORY | SOUTH TARANAKI, NEW ZEALAND — GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES | SPONDON, DERBYSHIRE, ENGLAND — GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES | WANGANUI COLLEGIATE SCHOOL 1865 — 1947 | WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY, NEW ZEALAND — GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES
Census Records | Vital Records | Family Trees & Communities | Immigration Records | Military Records Directories & Member Lists | Family & Local Histories | Newspapers & Periodicals | Court, Land & Probate | Finding Aids