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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65947
 
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Date:23-FEB-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P39 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell P-39D-BE Airacobra
Owner/operator:70th Pursuit Sqn USAAF
Registration: 41-7107
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Nadi Airport, Viti Levu -   Fiji
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Nadi Airport
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The P-39 crashed in a stall/spin accident, killing its pilot Flight-Lieutenant Eric Neville Griffiths RNZAF, attached to the 70th Pursuit Squadron, USAAF.

Sources:

NZ Archives.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jun-2009 21:22 angels one five Added
29-Oct-2009 16:53 angels one five Updated
16-Nov-2009 22:30 angels one five Updated
28-May-2010 23:53 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
01-Jan-2011 04:27 angels one five Updated [Source]
05-Jun-2011 01:10 Anon. Updated [Location, Country]
12-Jun-2011 04:43 angels one five Updated [Country, Nature]
04-Sep-2011 07:48 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2011 19:55 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Source]
15-Aug-2012 06:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2013 07:05 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
15-Feb-2019 18:12 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
27-Nov-2021 02:41 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Departure airport]

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