ABOUT APRIL 1945
CRASH OF A BOOMERANG

AT JACKY JACKY (HIGGINS) AIRFIELD

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Boomerang

 

In about April 1945, an RAAF Boomerang, A46-235, CA-19 (CAC Constructor's No. 1058), crashed at Jacky Jacky (Higgins) airfield in far north Queensland. A46-235 was delivered to the RAAF in December 1944.

 

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

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