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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65713
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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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: NZ4624
MSN: 6271
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:missing between New Zealand and New Hebrides -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Gisborne, New Zealand
Destination airport:Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides
Engine failure. Aircraft lost in sea on a flight to Santo.


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Revision history:

15-Jun-2009 02:29 angels one five Added
05-Oct-2009 00:05 angels one five Updated
30-Oct-2011 00:20 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
21-Jan-2012 07:20 Nepa Updated [Operator]
09-Sep-2013 13:32 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 22:33 Angel dick one five Updated [Operator]
12-Jan-2018 07:03 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source]
14-Nov-2018 20:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
28-Nov-2021 02:21 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage]

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