Incident Avro 504K A3-23,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29878
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Date:Thursday 6 January 1927
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:1 FTS RAAF
Registration: A3-23
MSN: H3043
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Werribee, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAAF Point Cook
Destination airport:RAAF Point Cook
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Imperial Gift.
Believed AAC CFS 1920 for Second Peace Loan 08/20,
To AAC ARS 19/08/20,
To storage 16/09/20.
To AAF 31/03/21 as H3043,
To 1 FTS ‘C’ Flt 17/10/21 as A3-23,
1 FTS ‘B’ Flt 01/07/22 and in use 1 FTS until 1925.
To 1 Sqn 24/09/25,
Crashed 11/02/26 (crew Flg Off L F Armstrong).
Repaired and to 1 FTS by 01/27,
Crashed 06/01/27 near Werribee Vic (crew Cdt A Dix) when practising forced landing.
To 1 AD 06/01/27 for write-off, total flight time 351 hours.
Approved for conversion to components 30/04/27.


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Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
19-Dec-2017 17:49 Sergey L. Updated [Date, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Jun-2018 19:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Jun-2018 20:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport]
01-Nov-2018 16:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
09-Jun-2022 23:17 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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