MIRAGE IIIO(F) A3-40


 


by Dave Freeman


Introduction

 

Serial No
A3-40
Type
RAAF Mirage IIIO (F)
Based at

77 Squadron, RAAF Base Williamtown, 1980’s

On 2 May 1986, A3-40 disappeared off RAAF Williamtown during and air-to-air gunnery training mission.  It is assumed that the aircraft impacted the water.  The Pilot, Craig Macklemann, was presumed killed.

Scheme
Standard three tone lizard
Reference
ADF Serial Numbers website, International Air Power Review (AIRtime Publishing) Volume 12 – Special Feature: Mirage 3 in RAAF Service
Kit
1/48 Italeri IIIE kit built OOB.  Markings a combination of kit markings and High Planes Models Decal Sheet 6

 

The images

 



 

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