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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139862
Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:10-APR-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk 22
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-RSR
C/n / msn: C1/0500
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake MacQuarie, near Swansea, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Chipmunk T.10 WG426. Struck off charge at 394 MU Heany, Southern Rhodesia on 29/10/1953. Sold to Australia as VH-BNU, and first registered as such in 1954. Later re-registered VH-RSR, and, as such, written off when ditched into Lake MacQuarie, near Swansea, New South Wales on 10/04/1961

Sources:

http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austb/VH-BNU.html
www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
www.cnapg.net/chipmunk.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2011 07:16 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Nov-2011 07:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Source]

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