22 NOVEMBER 1940
CRASH OF WIRRAWAY, A20-70

26 MILES SOUTH OF TOWNSVILLE, QLD

 

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Wirraway

 

Air Cadets Hermes and Anderson of 24 Squadron, crashed their Wirraway A20-70 about 26 mile south of Townsville, Queensland.  They were able to walk back home to Townsville.

 

REFERENCE BOOK

"Diary of WWII - North Queensland"
Complied by Peter Nielsen

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

 

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