Ansett New Zealand's first aircraft at Wellington Airport, 18 June 1987
Reference Number: EP/1987/2949/25A-F
Ansett New Zealand's first Boeing 737 aircraft to fly into Wellington Airport. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 18th of June 1987.
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on 35mm negative strip Single negative
Historical Notes: The Boeing 737 had a two man crew, Captains Colin Smith and John Irving. The purpose of the flight was familiarisation with the air route from Christchurch to Auckland in preparation for Ansett's public service which commenced on July 25 1987.
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