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  Brewster Buffalo Mk. I Serial Number AN171  
RAF
453 Squadron, RAAF

Pilot  F/O Richard Hamilton Wallace, RAAF 586 (survived)
Crashed  January 12, 1942


Aircraft History
Built by Brewster as a model 339E. Constructors Number 270. An RAF aircraft in service with a RAAF unit.

Mission History
Collided midair with Buffalo W8202 while carrying out a weaving manoeuvre searching for the target area, crash landing at Mersing, Malaya. Pilot Wallace survived.

References
ADF Serials - Buffalo AN171
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for additional information

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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