HOPTON COLLECTION
No. 7693. Dassault Mirage III O(F) (A3-4) Royal Australian Air Force
Photographed at Richmond, New South Wales, Australia, April 4, 1971, by John Hopton

Sopwith Pup

04/30/2008. Delivered to the RAAF on March 13, 1964, it was lost on August 3, 1972. While making a test flight it experienced an engine failure and the pilot, Flight Lieutenant R.V. Richardson ejected to safety. Read the Mirage III remarks in photo 12402.

Created April 30, 2008