CRASH OF A VULTEE VENGEANCE
PROBABLY AT BATCHELOR, NT
ON 10 JUNE 1943

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Vultee Vengeance

 

At 1220 hours, on 10 June 1943, Vengeance A27-202 of 12 Squadron RAAF, force landed on the strip at Batchelor? (not confirmed) while it was under repair. The pilot did not go-round due to insufficient hydraulic pressure to raise wheels and flaps. Damage (if any) unknown. The pilot was Squadron Leader Hooper and his crewman was Flying Officer Richardson.

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

Manuscript History of 12 Squadron RAAF

 

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