NO. 3 WIRELESS AIR GUNNERS SCHOOL
MARYBOROUGH, QUEENSLAND
AVRO ANSON FORCE LANDED

AT GYMPIE SHOWGROUNDS, QLD
ON 5 JUNE 1944

 

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Anson

 

On 5 June 1944, Avro Anson MG-728, was forced put down on Gympie showground due to bad weather. The undamaged Anson had to be dismantled as there was insufficient space for take-off.

 

REFERENCE BOOK

"Not the be Shot at or Exported"
"An airman's Letters Home 1942-1945"
By Leslie Harold Sullivan
Winner of the 1994 Heritage Award

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

 

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