CRASH OF BEAUFIGHTER A19-51
AT GARBUTT AERODROME, QLD
 ON 18 NOVEMBER 1945

 

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Beaufighter

 

WHISPERING DEATH - A HISTORY OF THE RAAF's BEAUFIGHTER SQUADRONS
By Neville Parnell

Page 116
Beaufighter A19-51 of No. 5 Aircraft Depot RAAF veered to port in a strong crosswind  when landing at Garbutt aerodrome on 18 November 1945.  Its tailwheel hit one of the airstrip lights.

 

REFERENCE BOOK

"Aircraft of the RAAF 1921- 71"
By Geoffrey Pentland & Peter Malone

 

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