Aviation Photo #0962740 Avro 652A Anson I (replica) - Indonesia - Air Force

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This strange monument is situated at Bukittinggi's former airfield, according to my driver. During Indonesia's independence struggle, the real RI-003 (ex RAF AX505) crashed on its way from Burma to Bukittinggi in December 1947. The crew was killed, including Halim Perdanakusuma, who gave his name to Jakarta's military airport.
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Photo Added: November 20, 2005

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12 years ago
Realy rare picture of a not well known indonesian monument of the ri-003!
there is little known about the indonesian planes ri-001 / ri-009!
Maarten Hartkamp

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