28 APRIL 1944
CRASH OF A CATALINA

IN THE HORN ISLAND AREA, QLD

 

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Catalina

 

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A Catalina at Mackay Airport - 1961

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A Catalina at Mackay airport - 1961

 

RAAF Catalina, A24-49, was lost in the Horn Island area on 28 April 1944.

 

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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