3 AUGUST 1943
CRASH OF A BOOMERANG

AT JARDINE RIVER, CAPE YORK PENINSULA

 

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Boomerang

 

RAAF Boomerang CA-12, A46-24, (CAC Constructor's No. 847) crashed into the sea near the Jardine River, on the Cape York Peninsula on 3 August 1943. This aircraft had been delivered to the RAAF in December 1942.

 

REFERENCE BOOK

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

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

"Wirraway, Boomerang & CA-15 in Australian Service"
by Stewart Wilson

 

SOURCE:-   Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia

Crash:         No. 143

Position:    

Department of Aviation Chart No:       3097

 

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