Built by Vultee in Los Angeles. Assigned Royal Air Force (RAF) 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.
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.
Abandoned at Lancelin Airfield, Western Australia and recovered in the late 19790s.
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.
ADF Serials Vengeance A27-247
Thanks to Stan
Gajda for information.
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June 29, 2019