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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29960
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:02-MAR-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: A3-14
C/n / msn: H3031
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:Military
Departure airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Destination airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Narrative:
Ex-RAF H3031: Imperial Gift to Australia. Placed into Long term storage at 1 Aircraft Depot from 1919 until 1925. Into operational service with 1 FTS by 01/26 as A3-14.

Written off when crashed 02/03/26 at Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria (pilot Lt D Ross). While the pilot was injured, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Total flight time 65 hours. Approved for conversion to components 10/08/26 and struck off charge.

Sources:

1. Air Enthusiast 44
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_Gift#Australia
3. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/1a3.htm
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1926/archives/crash-of-an-avro-504-in-point-cook-9/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2014 15:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2014 15:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
04-Feb-2019 15:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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