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Type:Bell 47J
Registration: VH-INR
MSN: 1757
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Melton Weir, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed and sunk into 45 feet water, 24 miles west of Melbourne. A frogman rescued one occupant.


The Indian Express 14 March 1960, p8
British Pathe

Revision history:

01-Sep-2018 16:00 TB Added
12-Dec-2018 16:31 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source]

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