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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65576
Last updated: 12 September 2020
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Date:03-DEC-1943
Time:
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nausori, Fiji
Destination airport:Nausori, Fiji
Narrative:
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.
Crew:
Flight Sergeant Alistair Pinching, Warrant Officer Jack Boesen, Flight Sergeant Cyril Corbett and Flight Sergeant Anthony Madsen R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]

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