Aircraft Photo of VH-SFF / A59-67 | Lockheed PV-1 Ventura | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #27746
Aircraft
Registration / SerialVH-SFF
Alternate SerialA59-67
Military CodeSF-F
Aircraft Original TypeLockheed PV-1 Ventura
Aircraft Generic TypeLockheed PV-1/B-34 Ventura (L-37/137/237)
Aircraft VersionLockheed PV-1 Ventura
C/n (msn)5378
Operator PaintedAustralia - Air Force
Location
City / AirportSydney - BankstownMap
Region / CountryNew South Wales, Australia
Airport CodesICAO: YSBK   IATA: BWU   Local: YSBK   Other: -
 
Photo DateSeptember 1988
Photo byDavid Carter
Photo ID: 27746
Photo Comment

VH-SFF suffered a double engine failure on approach to Richmond air force base on November 19, 1996. It is suspected the master ignition switch was inadvertently bumped off. The aircraft was trucked to the RAAF Museum at Point Cook for restoration to a static exhibit. The museum had acquired the aircraft from the US in a swap for an airworthy Canberra (A84-229).

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