ABOUT 1942
FORCE LANDING OF A BOSTON

AT CAIRNS AIRFIELD

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Vera Bradley's book, "I Didn't Know That", refers on page 49 to some reminisces of Corporal Ken Hutchinson of RAAF North-Eastern Area, Advanced Operational Base (AOB) at Cairns airfield.

"A Boston A-20 Douglas belly landed, but he had no problems and we jacked him up and in no time he was away again."

 

REFERENCE BOOKS:-

"I Didn't Know That"
"Cairns and Districts, Tully to Cape York, 1939-1946,
Service Personnel and Civilians"
By Vera Bradley (1943 AAMWS)

 

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