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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29958
Last updated: 9 September 2019
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Date:12-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: A3-19
C/n / msn: H3038
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 H3038: Imperial Gift to Australia. Packed in UK 02/01/20. To AAC CFS 1920. Second Peace Loan 08/20 in 4 Military District (SA) (crew Lt H C Miller). From AAC ARS to storage 17/09/20. To AAF 31/03/21 as H3038, to 1 FTS A Flt 17/10/21 (still wearing RAF serial H3038 in 02/22).

In use as A3-19 1 FTS from 03/22 until at least 07/23. Apparently stored during 1924. Returned to service with 1 FTS by 02/25, damaged night flying 25/02/25 (crew Flt Lt J H Summers). Repaired by 05/03/25 and with 1 FTS until crashed at RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria, 12/01/26 (crew Commandant W S Armstrong), total flight time 288 hours. Approved for conversion to components 23/01/26 and struck off charge

Sources:

1. Air Enthusiast 44
2. http://www.avro504.org/AvroSerialNumbers.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20121018191600/http://baaa-acro.com/Fiches%20d%27accidents/1926/A3-19.htm
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 17:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2014 17:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 16:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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