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Avenger NZ2521

Aircraft Model:Grumman TBF-1C Avenger
Constructor's No.:5574
Identities:47808; NZ2521
Units:No. 31 Squadron, RNZAF

Timeline

31 May 1944Aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft fire during a mission to Rabaul, crashing near Talili Bay.
Pilot: Sgt WILLIAM ALAN TROLOVE, RNZAF 4211654 (Missing)
Navigator: F/Sgt FRANK HARRY BROWN, RNZAF 425132 (Missing)
Air Gunner: F/Sgt MALCOLM ALEXANDER BRUFORD HARSANT, RNZAF 422066 (Missing)

References

Mossong, P. 2012 31 Squadron. Peter's Royal New Zealand Air Force Pacific WWII Homepage. Retrieved 3 January 2018 from <http://rnzaf.hobbyvista.com/avenger3.html>.

Pacific Wrecks 2017 TBF-1C Avenger Serial Number NZ2521. Retrieved 3 January 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/tbf/NZ2521.html>.

Prince, I. 2013 RNZAF Grumman TBF-1 &TBF-1C Avenger NZ2501 to NZ2548. NZDF Serials. Retrieved 3 January 2018 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/nz-serials/nzavenger.htm>.

Record updated on 3 January 2018.


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