This partially fire damaged letter was on board Aero Commander 680S when it crashed on Mount Ruapehu on the 21st of November 1961. The letter was hand delivered back to the sender. The accident report from February 1962 is linked to this record.
Signature/Marks and Type
Airplane crash on Mt Ruapehu Nov. 1961 Hand-written
Enclosed article was damaged in the post Imprint
8 fragments in an envelope and protective cover ; 25 cm (protective cover)
Henrietta Sinclair et al. 20 Nov 1961. [Fragments of a letter that was retrieved from aircraft crash on Mount Ruapehu in Bay of Plenty Airways ZK-BWA Aero Commander 680S], 02/075/001. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).