Mid-air collision Accident Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NZ3212, Monday 24 April 1944
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Date:Monday 24 April 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic P40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss P-40N Warhawk
Owner/operator:19 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ3212
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:missing between Guadalcanal and Espiritu Santo -   Solomon Islands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Guadalcanal
Destination airport:Espiritu Santo
Missing on passage to Santo.
NZ3212 and NZ3130. A formation of 18 P-40s flew into a large cumulus cloud and two Warhawks never reappeared. Probable collision in the cloud.
Flying-Officer Henry Joseph Benedict Veint and Flight Sergeant Keith Armstrong R.I.P.


NZ Serials.

Revision history:

28-Nov-2021 02:18 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Country, Damage]

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