CRASH OF A WIRRAWAY
AT DARWIN CIVIL AIRFIELD
ON 6 JUNE 1940

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Wirraway

 

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.

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

Manuscript History of 12 Squadron RAAF

 

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