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A4 – 193







July 1964

Written Off


21 Jun 1964

Accepted from De Havilland (Call sign VH-JMM)


Aug 1964

Departed Toronto for RAAF Richmond, this aircraft was abruptly halted at Butterworth and sent to Vietnam, arriving Aug 1964.


Aug 1964

Assigned to RAAF Transport Flight Vietnam (RTFV)


1 Jul 1966

Assigned to 35 Squadron and stationed in Vietnam until 29 Mar 1970


29 Mar 1970

Destroyed on ground by mortar fire at That Son, RVN


Last reported




OTHER NOTES: (Ref www.adf-serials.com)

  1. Issued to Butterworth 30 July 1964 and then to RAAF Transport Flight Vietnam on the 17 July 1964.
  2. Served with RTFV/35 Sqn in Vietnam from 17 July 1964 -  March 1970.
  3. On 12 March 1965 a sniper destroyed port engine with one shot.   The aircraft continued takeoff on one engine and was recovered to Da Nang.
  4. A4-193 was sent to Air Vietnam 10 November 1965 for servicing.
  5. RTFV renamed 35 Sqn 01 June 1966.
  6. Again A4-193 was sent to Air Vietnam for servicing on the 02 August 1967.
  7. Destroyed on the 29 March 1970 at That Son Vietnam, by a mortar attack with engines running on the ground. Crew of A4-193 was FLGOFF Bert Milne (Pilot), PLTOFF Mike Calvert (Co-Pilot), CPL Church, LAC Liang. Crew of the rescue vehicle was Alan Runfeldt (driver).