Accident Vought F4U-1 Corsair NZ5270, Sunday 11 June 1944
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Date:Sunday 11 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic CORS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vought F4U-1 Corsair
Owner/operator:14 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ5270
MSN: 4894
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Savo Island, Central -   Solomon Islands
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed on a training flight.
Pilot-Officer William Douglas Smith. R.I.P.


NZ Serials

Revision history:

12-Jun-2009 01:29 angels one five Added
05-Jul-2009 17:24 angels one five Updated
29-Jun-2010 19:05 angels one five Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Narrative]
29-Oct-2011 22:46 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Narrative]
30-Oct-2011 01:36 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Narrative]
21-Jan-2012 06:14 Nepa Updated [Operator]
15-Aug-2013 07:02 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Oct-2018 15:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
02-Jul-2023 02:28 Ron Averes Updated

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