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Wellington Airport Opening

PICTORIAL PARADE #94...  The official opening airshow in 1959 featuring two major mishaps, a RAF Vulcan bomber impacting a runway embankment during an attempted landing and the scaping of a Sunderland flying boat hull during a low flypast over the runway. This NZ Film Unit film is courtesy of Archives NZ, click HERE to vist the Archives NZ website.