ID number S04258
Title Crew intercom and external radio conversations of a bombing mission carried out by a Canberra bomber from No. 2 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), South Vietnam, 1971
Collection Sound
Object type Actuality footage
Date made 1971
Physical description audio cassette; AMPEX 351; mono
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Access Open
Copying provision Copy provided for personal non-commercial use

Description

Recording of the crew intercom and external radio conversations of a bombing mission carried out by a Canberra bomber from No. 2 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), South Vietnam, 1971.

The RAAF Canberra bomber, operating under the call sign of Magpie 61, was crewed by Wing Commander Francis John Downing (pilot) and Squadron Leader Allan John Pinches (navigator / bomb aimer). Magpie 61 is guided to its target by a United States Air Force (USAF) Forward Air Control (FAC) aircraft, call sign 55.

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The recording consists of: intercom conversations between the crew of Magpie 61, radio conversations between Magpie 61 and 55.

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