KENNEDY, Russell Mostyn
A88596, Squadon Leader, Royal NZ Air Force

CITATION
New Zealand Distinguished Service Decoration
Squadron Leader Russell KENNEDY has served in the RNZAF since January 1978, during which time his name has become synonymous with flight
safety.  He has held various roles as an aircraft investigator and as Air Force Safety Officer. He has led or assisted in over 25 aircraft accidents or
incidents.  His expertise is also recognised in the civilian flight safety sector and he has been call on to assist both the Civil Aviation Authority and the
Transport Accident Investigation Commission on many occasions, most recently the crash of the Air New Zealand Airbus A320 off the coast of
France.  He is also Secretary of the Australia and New Zealand Society of Air Safety Investigators. Squadron Leader KENNEDY’s contributions to
the safety of flights in Australia and New Zealand have benefited the aviation industry and the general public.

KNOWN AWARDS
New Zealand Distinguished Service Decoration
New Zealand Defence Service Medal
Regular

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