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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65604
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:09-JUN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
Owner/operator:3 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ4564
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pallikulo Field, Espiritu Santo -   Vanuatu
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ventura NZ4564 crashed on landing, striking trees and then hitting 3 parked Corsairs. Four persons in the Ventura were killed and three were injured.
The Corsairs were NZ5344, NZ5345 and NZ5346. All four planes were written off.

Sources:

NZ Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jun-2009 01:08 angels one five Added
12-Jun-2009 01:50 angels one five Updated
28-Oct-2011 20:05 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Oct-2011 18:31 angels one five Updated [Country]
17-Mar-2017 16:14 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2020 21:52 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
29-Nov-2021 01:34 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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