Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
  Vultee Vengeance Mark IIA Serial Number A27-247  
25 Squadron

Click For Enlargement
Stan Gajda c1970s

Click For Enlargement
Justin Taylan 2006

Aircraft History
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.

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.

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.

Contribute Information
Are you a relative or associated with any person mentioned?
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
June 29, 2019


Tech InfoVengeance
  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram