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  Vultee Vengeance Mark IIA Serial Number A27-247  
RAAF
25 Squadron

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Stan Gajda c1970s

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Justin Taylan 2006

Aircraft History
Built by Vultee. Assigned to the RAF with serial number AF929. Delivered to the RAAF and assigned to 1 AD on April 24, 1943. To Point Cook Airfield on May 28, 1943. Next, assigned to 25 Squadron on July 23, 1943.

Wartime History
Crashed at Pearce Airfield on September 19, 1943. To 17 RSU on August 19, 1944 and returned to 25 Squadron on October 1, 1944. Finally, to 4 AD on January 2, 1945. Struck off May 16, 1946. Sold to disposals on June 22, 1948.

Wreckage
Abandoned at Lancelin Airfield, Western Australia and recovered in the late 19790s.

Display
Displayed partially assembled, at the Malcolm Green Aircraft Museum, Whaleworld, Albany, WA in 2004. Since at least 2006, the cockpit section is stored at Precision Aerospace.

References
ADF Serials Vengeance A27-247
Thanks to Stan Gajda for information.

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Last Updated
May 22, 2017

 

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