Incident Avro 504K A3-24, 27 Jan 1926
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29877
 
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Date:27-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: A3-24
MSN: H3045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sea off 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 H3045: Imperial Gift to Australia in 1920. To RAAF 31/03/21, and placed into long term storage at 1 Aircraft Depot until 1925, still marked as as H3045. To 1 FTS ‘E’ Flt in 1925 and RAAF serial A3-24 applied.

Crashed 27/01/26 into 40ft of water off Point Cook (crew Commandant W S Hamilton) when controls jammed and aircraft spun into the sea,total flight time 54 hours. Approved for write-off 23/02/26. Struck off charge 11/03/26.

Sources:

1. Air Enthusiast 44
2. http://www.avro504.org/AvroSerialNumbers.html
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/Fiches%20d%27accidents/1926/A3-24.htm]
4. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/1a3.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2014 16:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 16:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]
09-Jun-2022 20:31 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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