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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27145
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:05-SEP-1926
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.9
Owner/operator:1 FTS RAAF
Registration: A6-17
C/n / msn: D3195
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Geelong, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A6-17 (ex-RAF D3195); Long term storage at 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Laverton, Victoria until 1924. To 1 FTS by 7/24 and flown until 1926

Crashed 05/09/26 near Geelong Victoria (crew Sgt E B Ebell killed) attempting forced landing to avoid adverse weather. Total flight time 567 hours.
Completely wrecked and struck off charge.

Sources:

1. http://lockoweb.com/first%20a%20series/aamb%20project/0a617%20sergeant.pdf
2. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//1a6.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
23-Jan-2014 04:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 16:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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