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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65714
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:03-NOV-1944
Time:
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: NZ4567
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guadalcanal -   Solomon Islands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Henderson Field
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea.

Last seen flying in bad weather in the vicinity of Avu Avu on the southern coast of Guadalcanal.

Flight Sergeant Charles St John, Sergeant Stanley Claughton, Flight Sergeant Patrick Maher, and Sergeants John Leonard, and Vere Mullany.
R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Archives.
NZ Serials.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2009 02:32 angels one five Added
04-Oct-2009 23:22 angels one five Updated
21-Jan-2012 07:21 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
11-Sep-2013 01:02 angels one five Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 20:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
13-Sep-2020 21:55 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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