Accident Lockheed Hudson Mk IIIA A16-182, Thursday 23 April 1942
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Date:Thursday 23 April 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed Hudson Mk IIIA
Owner/operator:2 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A16-182
MSN: 6354
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Off Darwin, NT -   Australia
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Darwin, NT [DRW/YPDN]
Destination airport:
Ex-USAAF 41-23537, and RAF BW675. To RAAF 22/1/1942. Departed Darwin for Koepang and lost to enemy action 23/04/42 en route.
F/Lt Roger Joseph Blanchard Serv#260776 (Pilot),
Sgt Oberlin Benjamin Plester Gray Serv#408225 (WAG),
Sgt David Jacobs Serv#411328 and
Sgt David Vynne Woods Serv#416294

all missing presumed killed. SOC 04/12/42.


Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
14-Jan-2013 14:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2013 10:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
07-Jun-2022 11:40 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
09-Jul-2022 05:04 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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