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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228893
Last updated: 11 September 2019
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Date:24-APR-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss P-40N Warhawk
Owner/operator:19 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ3212
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Between Guadalcanal and Espiritu Santo -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Guadalcanal
Destination airport:Espiritu Santo
Narrative:
Missing on passage to Santo.
NZ3212 and NZ3130. A formation of 18 P-40s flew into a large cumulus cloud and two Warhawks never reappeared. Probable collision in the cloud.
Flying-Officer Henry Joseph Benedict Veint and Flight Sergeant Keith Armstrong R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Serials.


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