This site is dedicated to all those families of the people that have tragically disappeared on flights in and around New Zealand. I only hope that from all the effort in building this site and from all the effort of those taking part in this venture, that it will bear fruit in bringing ‘closure’ to their memories!
John departed from Bridge Pa Aerodrome, Hastings, at 8.00 am bound for Taupo.
The flight should have only taken an hour and he had three hours of fuel on board.
There were numerous sightings of it on track to Taupo, but also sightings as far
away as the Tarawera area.
This aircraft was painted bright yellow so it should have been easy to spot and yet it
has never been found to this day.
Missing: John Dennis Tacon - age 22
De Havilland Tiger Moth ZK-AJV