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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29963
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:28-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: A3-7
C/n / msn: H2177
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 H2177: Allotted by RAF to Australia 15/10/18. Delivered from Manchester to No 6 Stores Depot at Ascot by 11/18 for packing and dispatch. Departed England 24/12/18 on SS Berrima, arrived Melbourne 02/19, received CFS ARS 25/04/19.

Returned to ARS to 1 HT Sqn B Flt 05/09/19. To AAC CFS A Flt 08/01/20 until damaged 05/07/20 (crew Capt A T Cole and Capt F H McNamara). Withdrawn from use for repairs. To 1 FTS RAAF 31/03/21 as H2177. To long term storage 1 AD from mid 1921.

As A3-7 to 1 FTS by 06/25 until crashed 28/01/26 at RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria (pilot Commandant L G McColl), total flying time 309 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. 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-australia-3/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2014 16:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Dec-2018 22:28 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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