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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139876
Last updated: 22 December 2019
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Date:03-SEP-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:Latrobe Valley Aero Club
Registration: VH-MOR
C/n / msn: C1/0260
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Traralgon, Latrobe Valley, Gippsland region, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Latrobe Valley Airport, Morwell, Victoria (YLTV)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Chipmunk WD323, delivered 31/01/1951. Struck off charge when sold 25/6/1956 at 20 MU RAF Aston Down for export to Australia. Became the fourth of the Latrobe Valley Aero Club of Morwell, Victoria's fleet of four Chipmunks in the late 1950s - VH-MOA/VH-MOB/VH-MOE and VH-MOR.

VH-MOR, was written off in a crash on 3 September 1961 at Traralgon, Latrobe Valley in the Gippsland region of Victoria

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1983 p.23)
2. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-MOR.html
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=343
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latrobe_Valley_Airport
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WD


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2011 13:49 Dr. John Smith Added
31-Mar-2014 01:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2014 01:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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