19 JANUARY 1942
CRASH OF HUDSON, A16-143
EX TOWNSVILLE, QLD
RAAF Hudson, A16-143 (see Note) left Townsville on 19 January 1942 on a flight to Rabaul. It disappeared without trace. Post war searches in New Britain by an RAAF seach party failed to find anything.
NOTE:- Peter Nielsen's book "Diary of WWII - North Queensland" indicates that this aircraft was A16-145.
SOURCE:- Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia
Crash: No. 56
Position: 19.15 - 146.46
Department of Aviation Chart No: 3219
"Diary of WWII - North
Complied by Peter Nielsen
"Aircraft of the RAAF 1921- 71"
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