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Gannet XA332


Image: Courtesy of  ‘Submarine Hunter’ by Ben Patynowski, Mushroom Model Publications 2008.

Aircraft History

Type:  AS1
Date of Delivery:08May1956
Side Numbers: 423/B, 302/Y, 882/NW
History: 816 Sqn, Crashed 30/01/59 Miranda Sydney.  Tail assembly failed in flight. Aircraft had just been accepted from factory at Bankstown. 816 SQN test pilot LEUT(P) Peter Arnold RN killed.
Disposal:  Wreckage scrapped. 

XA332 CanberraTimes31Jan59



RAN Board of Inquiry

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