Accident Lockheed PV-1 Ventura NZ4567, Friday 3 November 1944
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Date:Friday 3 November 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
Owner/operator:2 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ4567
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Guadalcanal -   Solomon Islands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Henderson Field
Destination airport:
Crashed into the sea.

Last seen flying in bad weather in the vicinity of Avu Avu on the southern coast of Guadalcanal.

Flight Sergeant Charles St John, Sergeant Stanley Claughton, Flight Sergeant Patrick Maher, and Sergeants John Leonard, and Vere Mullany.


NZ Archives.
NZ Serials.

Revision history:

15-Jun-2009 02:32 angels one five Added
04-Oct-2009 23:22 angels one five Updated
21-Jan-2012 07:21 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
11-Sep-2013 01:02 angels one five Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 20:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
13-Sep-2020 21:55 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Mar-2022 07:34 Anon. Updated [Phase]

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