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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65585
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:17-JAN-1944
Time:14:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
Owner/operator:2 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ4520
MSN: 5533
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Cape Quiros, Espiritu Santo -   Vanuatu
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Guadalcanal ?
Destination airport:Espiritu Santo
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea near Cape Quiros.
The plane was seen flying in heavy rain at low level with one engine on fire. Believed to have crashed shortly after.
Flight Lieutenant Peter Wood, Pilot Officer Francis Baird, Flight Sergeant Robert Carter, Sergeant Thomas Murray, Flight Sergeant Brian Vesty, Corporal Edward Ayrey, and Leading Aircraftman Raymond Goff.
R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2009 23:52 angels one five Added
01-Oct-2009 15:53 angels one five Updated
13-Oct-2009 00:54 angels one five Updated
14-Jun-2011 19:30 angels one five Updated [Country, Narrative]
28-Oct-2011 17:37 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Country, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 11:11 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Location]
15-Aug-2013 05:01 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
07-Sep-2014 09:48 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 22:30 Angel dick one five Updated [Time, Operator]
12-Jan-2018 07:03 angels one five Updated [Time, Narrative]
13-Sep-2020 21:51 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]

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