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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27141
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:01-JUL-1926
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.9
Owner/operator:1 FTS RAAF
Registration: A6-13
C/n / msn: D3186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Manor Station, near Werribee, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF D3186; Long term storage at 1 AD until 1925. Reconditioned by Pratt Bros, Geelong. To 1 FTS E Flt 16/04/26. Test flown 19/04/26 (Flg Off C C Matheson) and 26/04/26 (LAC L Trist); Modified with dual controls 21/05/26 to 21/06/26.

Crashed 01/07/26 at Manor, near Werribee Victoria (both crew - Flying Officer W A Holtham and Cadet T S G Watson - killed) when stalled during practice forced landing, dived into ground and completely destroyed by fire, total flight time 34 hours. Struck off charge 28/08/26.

Sources:

1. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//1a6.htm
2. http://lockoweb.com/first%20a%20series/aamb%20project/0a613%20fatal.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
23-Jan-2014 03:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Jan-2014 04:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 16:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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