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- A Place & Date Depicted Mt Buninyong, Australia
Negative - Ballarat District, Victoria, pre 1940 Reg. No: MM 001550
- Description Of Content:
- A group of people inspecting the wreckage of RAAF biplane A5-4 which crashed on Mt Buninyong, on 12 Dec 1939. There appears to be a heavy fog.
The aircraft has landed facing down a steep slope with the right (port) side wing shattered against to tree trunks.
The aircraft was a Westland Wapiti Mk.IA delivered to the Royal Australian Airforce on 29 March 1929. The airframe was later recovered and became Instructional Airframe No.3 28 Oct 1940.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Lesla Coad, 1985
|Tagged with:||accidents, aeroplanes, biplanes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AIR TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Safety & Regulation|
|Tertiary Classification:||aircraft crashes|
|Model Name/Number:||Wapiti Mk.IA|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White; 35 mm|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Mount Buningyong, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1939|
|Creator:||Edwin Gullock, pre 1940|
|Aircraft Depicted:||RAAF, Dec 1939|
|References:||ADF Aircraft Serial Numbers website, http://www.adf-serials.com/1a5.shtml, viewed 20/05/2010.|