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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27216
Last updated: 25 December 2019
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Date:17-APR-1943
Time:10:07
Type:de Havilland DH.84 Dragon
Owner/operator:34 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A34-47
C/n / msn: 2036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Burragorang Valley, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mascot, Sydney, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Melbourne, Victoria
Narrative:
Ex-VH-CSN. Delivered 19/01/43. Crashed 17/04/43, Disappeared whilst on a flight from Mascot to Melbourne. It is believed that the aircraft crashed in the Burragorang Valley, NSW, and could possibly be submerged under the waters of Warragamba Dam. Crew & Passengers; SGT Douglas Brian Doyle 412236 (Pilot), FLGOFF Geoffrey Hugh Lester 409154, SGT Francis Joseph Doyle 420615, LT Umstead (USMC), LT Teague (USMC).

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//
http://missingdragon.tripod.com/


Images:


Painting by the Late Peter Connor RAAF illustrator and artist.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
17-Oct-2009 05:01 Anon. Updated
23-Dec-2011 21:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2012 13:34 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator]
25-Sep-2017 17:03 Bob Piper Updated [Photo, ]

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