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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27180
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:17-JUN-1940
Time:16:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk II
Owner/operator:6 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A16-58
MSN: 1911
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles N of Windsor, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Richmond, NSW (XRH/YSRI)
Destination airport:Richmond, NSW XRH/YSRI)
Narrative:
Aircraft crashed and burned some on 17-06-40, 5 miles north of Windsor NSW, at 16:10 hours. Airborne from RAAF Richmond NSW, possibly on training flight. On board were;
Flight Lieutenant James B.D. Hamilton, RAAF 3, [6 Sqn], age 29
Pilot Officer Wallace M.N. Stewart, RAAF, [6 Sqn], age 22 (listed as Air Cadet)
The 6 Squadron operational record book states that Air Cadet Stewart was buried with full Air Force honours on 19-06-1940 (in Northern Suburbs General Cemetery). Flt Lt Hamilton was buried in Geelong Eastern Cemetery.

Sources:

1. http://www.raafdb.com/view_aircraft.asp?id=781
2. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/2a16.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
17-Jun-2010 00:25 WarNet Updated [Time, Cn, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-May-2014 21:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2014 14:07 Quentin Updated [Operator]

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