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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58419
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:03-APR-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIRA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Mirage IIIO(F)
Owner/operator:76 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A3-46
MSN: 46
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 miles NE of Darwin, NT -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAAF Williamtown NSW
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 03/04/67 4 nm northeast of Darwin NT after Engine failure during post-engine change air test. Pilot ejected at 1,500 ft and 245 kts with only minor injuries. Crew; Flying Officer J.L.Ellis. RAAF Ejection number 29. Landed in the sea and picked up by helicopter.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
04-May-2013 10:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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