27 November 1975, RNZAF Harvard NZ1083 dismantled on trailer being loaded into Hercules NZ7004 at Whenuapai after landing accident at Kaikohe. RAAF Hercules A97-205 behind

Previously EZ300. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on “Sunnyside Park” in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
Seventh Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.

Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Converted to INST212 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne. ย Presently stored at Ohakea as reserve aircraft for RNZAF Historic Flight.