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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48776
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:03-OCT-1944
Time:c. 1100
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
Owner/operator:1 BOTU RNZAF
Registration: NZ4544
MSN: 5744
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Taranaki, Egmont NP -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Ohakea AFB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
No 1 OTU.
NZ 4544 was on a ' navex ' when it drifted off course and crashed on the lower slopes of the mountain in cloud.
Flying Officer Jack Martin, Flight Sergeant Arnold Hill, Sergeant Harold Day, Sgt James McKay, and Sgt Frank Webb all killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2008 02:42 angels one five Added
11-Jun-2009 00:04 angels one five Updated
21-Jan-2012 06:51 Nepa Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
30-Oct-2013 09:05 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 22:33 Angel dick one five Updated [Time, Operator]
06-Oct-2016 22:34 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
12-Jan-2018 07:03 angels one five Updated [Time]
25-May-2018 02:25 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
13-Sep-2020 21:48 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
05-Oct-2021 01:59 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
07-Oct-2021 02:39 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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