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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46081
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:22-APR-1938
Time:
Type:Bristol Bulldog Mk IIA
Owner/operator:2 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A12-2
MSN: 7390
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAAF Richmond, Hawkesbury, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAAF Richmond, NSW (YSRI)
Destination airport:RAAF Richmond, NSW (YSRI)
Narrative:
Delivered on board the vessel SS Fordsdale to Melbourne, arriving on 14/03/30. Assembled by 1 Aircraft Depot at Laverton 05/30. Served with 1 FTS 06/30. Served with 1 Sqn. Accident 11/09/36. Served with 21 Sqn. Accident 04/10/37. Served with 2 Sqn 16/03/38.

Written Off 22/04/38: While practicing a slow roll over the airfield for an air display the next day at Richmond, the starboard wing struck the ground causing the aircraft to crash, killing Pilot Officer Lance R Sutherland instantly.

Sources:

1. Air Enthusiast 59
2. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/1a12.htm
3. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/Mar32.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2014 18:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-May-2015 19:46 Earl Updated [Operator]
01-Dec-2017 10:29 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]

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