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  Civil air accident files   (7333)
1937? - 1993  range held: 1921 - 1998


This series consists of Civil Air Accident Files concerning the investigation into individual air accidents around New Zealand. Such investigations aim at determining the circumstances and causes of air accidents and incidents with a view to avoiding similar occurences in the future. The records in this series were originally part of the Air Department registered subject files system which also included administrative files concerning air accidents (such as 25/1/-, 25/2/- and  25/3/- files).




Dates of Holdings : 1921 - 1998
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
Access : Restrictions may apply  see more …


  • Civil Aviation Act 1948
  • Civil Aviation Act 1964
  • Ministry of Transport Act 1968
  • Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 9
Date Approved: 03/06/2015