ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27093
Last updated: 30 July 2014
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Date:25-FEB-1923
Time:
Type:Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8
Owner/operator:Qantas Airways
Registration: G-AUCF
C/n / msn: H4561
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jericho, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Jericho, Queensland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Actually the 20th aircraft registered in Australia, this ex-military general purpose aircraft was previously in the RAF as H4561, its serial number normally given as its c/no. First registered to the Commercial Aviation Company of Rochester, Victoria in June 1921, this ancient machine was sold to Qantas in September of 1922. It crashed at Jericho, Queensland on 25 February 1923, without any fatalities, and was stricken from the register some six weeks later.

Sources:
1. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austu/G-AUCF.html
2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacRobertson_Miller_Airlines
3. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/84-register-australia
4. http://www.aviationcollection.org/MMA/mma.htm
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-AU.html
6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jericho,_Queensland


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
20-Oct-2013 23:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-Apr-2014 18:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
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