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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174230
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RELI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Stinson SR-7B Reliant
Owner/operator:Airlines (Western Australia) Ltd
Registration: VH-UTW
C/n / msn: 9665
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Broome, Western Australia -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Broome, Western Australia
Destination airport:Broome, Western Australia
Stinson SR-7B Reliant registered number VH-UTW. This Stinson was imported in 1936 by a Mr. F.H. Moody of Brisbane. However, it was sold the next year to Airlines (W.A.) Ltd.

This aircraft was bombed while on the ground at Broome, Western Australia when that city and its airport were attacked by Japanese aircraft on 3 March 1942. The Stinson, along with 23 other aircraft were destroyed in the attack. The Stinson was struck off the register two weeks later, when it was considered unsuitable to repair.



StateLibQld 1 167423 Stinson aircraft, ca. 1940

Revision history:

03-Mar-2015 07:44 gerard57 Added
03-Jan-2018 20:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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