ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65576
Last updated: 12 September 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk IIIa
Owner/operator:4 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ2065
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off Lauthala Bay -   Fiji
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Nausori, Fiji
Destination airport:Nausori, Fiji
Missing without trace.
The Hudson was returning to its base at Nausori from an anti-submarine patrol.
It was seen approaching Lauthala Bay in bad weather but failed to arrive at Nausori.
Flight Sergeant Alistair Pinching, Warrant Officer Jack Boesen, Flight Sergeant Cyril Corbett and Flight Sergeant Anthony Madsen R.I.P.


NZ Serials

Revision history:

11-Jun-2009 20:30 angels one five Added
01-Oct-2009 14:21 angels one five Updated
17-Jan-2012 10:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
12-Sep-2013 23:00 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2015 08:19 Angel dick one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2018 06:50 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description