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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46086
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Type:Bristol Bulldog
Owner/operator:1 AD RAAF
Registration: A12-4
MSN: 7932
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Geelong Road, nr RAAF Laverton, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAAF Point Cook, Victoria
Destination airport:RAAF Laverton, Victoria
Delivered onboard the vessel SS Fordsdale to Melbourne on 14/03/30. Assembled by 1 Aircraft Depot at Laverton early May 1930.

Written off when crashed after wing failure at 4,000 feet on 15/05/30. Crew; P/O W.G.Rae parachuted to safety - the first time a pilot had successfully bailed out of an RAAF aircraft using a parachute, and survived. Aircraft came down at Geelong Road, near Laverton, Victoria


1. Air Enthusiast 59

Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
23-Jan-2014 04:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2015 14:45 QQ3 Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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