Its Australian registration was cancelled on 10-08-1965 on export to NZ where it flew for the first time on 02-09-1965 and was registered to Air Contracts Ltd of Masterton on 04-09-1965 as ZK-CMW.
It had at least two accidents; both near Pahiatua; first was a wire strike on 14-03-1966. The second was on 19-06-1968.
|ZK-CMW at Dannevirke 1967 or 1968.|
Photo via Ray Deerness
|ZK-CMW as NZ6001 being prepared for display at Wigram 27-01-1987.|
Two views of ZK-CMW as "NZ6001" as seen January 1999.