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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29877
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:1 FTS RAAF
Registration: A3-24
MSN: H3045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sea off RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Destination airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Ex-RAF H3045: Imperial Gift to Australia in 1920. To RAAF 31/03/21, and placed into long term storage at 1 Aircraft Depot until 1925, still marked as as H3045. To 1 FTS E Flt in 1925 and RAAF serial A3-24 applied.

Crashed 27/01/26 into 40ft of water off Point Cook (crew Commandant W S Hamilton) when controls jammed and aircraft spun into the sea,total flight time 54 hours. Approved for write-off 23/02/26. Struck off charge 11/03/26.


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Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2014 16:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 16:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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