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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65745
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:01-JUL-1945
Time:07:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
Owner/operator:4 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ4607
MSN: 6205
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Emirau Island, Bismarck Archipelago -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Emirau Island
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on take off.
NZ 4607 swung to port during the take off roll, left the ground and then stalled and crashed.
Wing Commander Andrew Henderson, Flight Lieutenant Alexander Baxter, Flight Lieutenant Arthur Lambie, and Flight Sergeant William Torkington R.I.P.

Sources:

1.-NZ Archives.
2.-NZ Serials.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2009 04:06 angels one five Added
07-Jul-2009 11:52 angels one five Updated
13-Oct-2009 01:34 angels one five Updated
29-Oct-2011 23:26 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 12:20 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Nature, Source]
04-Feb-2012 18:24 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source]
05-Feb-2012 01:25 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source]
15-Aug-2012 07:15 Nepa Updated [Operator]
15-Sep-2013 22:53 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 17:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]

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