Incident Avro 504K A3-34, 22 Jan 1926
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29874
 
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Date:22-JAN-1926
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:1 FTS RAAF
Registration: A3-34
MSN: H9828
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, VIC -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Destination airport:RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Ex-RAF H9828: Imperial Gift to Australia. Received by AAC 1920, stored as H9828. To RAAF 31/03/21. Placed into long term storage at 1 AD until 1925 when issued to 1 FTS as A3-34.

Crashed 22/01/26 at RAAF Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria (crew Commander C A Smythe) during aerial gunnery practice, total flight time 37 hours. Approved for conversion to components 23/02/26 and struck off charge.

Sources:

1. Air Enthusiast 44
2. http://www.avro504.org/AvroSerialNumbers.html
3. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/1a3.htm
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20121018191659/http://baaa-acro.com/Fiches%20d%27accidents/1926/A3-34.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2014 16:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2014 16:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 16:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]
09-Jun-2022 20:31 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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