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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27216
Last updated: 25 December 2019
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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
Departure airport:Mascot, Sydney, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Melbourne, Victoria
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).



Painting by the Late Peter Connor RAAF illustrator and artist.

Revision history:

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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