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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29870
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:13-JAN-1926
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:1 FTS RAAF
Registration: A3-44
C/n / msn: H9843
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Destination airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Narrative:
Ex-RAF H9843: Imperial Gift to Australia. Placed into long term storage at 1 Aircraft Depot until 1925.
Issued to 1 FTS by 01/26 as A3-44.

Crashed 13/01/26 at RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria (crew Commandant F F Munro), total flight time 37 hours. Pilot injured, aircraft damaged beyond repair. Approved for conversion to components 23/02/26 and struck off charge.

Sources:

1. Air Enthusiast 44
2. http://www.avro504.org/AvroSerialNumbers.html
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1926/archives/crash-of-an-avro-504-in-point-cook-4/]
4. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/1a3.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2014 17:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 16:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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