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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65721
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:19-DEC-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CORS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought F4U-1 Corsair
Owner/operator:22 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ5377
C/n / msn: 5357.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off Malekula Island -   Vanuatu
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea.
NZ 5377 developed an engine problem during a strafing exercise and crashed .
Sergeant Warwick Arthur Turner. R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Archives.
NZ Serials.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2009 03:00 angels one five Added
05-Jul-2009 02:31 angels one five Updated
13-Oct-2009 12:07 angels one five Updated
21-Jan-2012 07:11 Nepa Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2013 14:23 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 20:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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