CRASH OF A WIRRAWAY
AT DARWIN CIVIL AIRFIELD
ON 6 JUNE 1940
At 0610 hours, on 6 June 1940, Wirraway A20-6 of 12 Squadron RAAF, force landed at the Civil airfield at Darwin.
The aircraft force landed due to a broken connection at the rear of the oil pressure gauge. No other serious damage. The pilot, Pilot Officer T.R. Philp, was uninjured.
Manuscript History of 12 Squadron RAAF
© Peter Dunn 2015
This page first produced 25 July 1999
This page last updated 30 August 2015