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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58418
Last updated: 19 July 2019
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Date:17-MAY-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIRA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Mirage IIIO(A)
Owner/operator:2 OCU RAAF
Registration: A3-77
C/n / msn: 77
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Into sea off Newcastle, NSW. -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAAF Williamtown NSW
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered 13/04/67. Crashed 11/05/67, into sea off Newcastle NSW. Pilot killed during conversion course was Wing Commander Vance Drummond - was to be 3 Sqn CO. Suspect pilot incapacitated.

Sources:

1. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/3a3.shtml
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170729001604/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/Australia.htm
3. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/newsletter/news0504.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
04-May-2013 10:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2014 23:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
04-Dec-2018 10:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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