MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES
ON NORFOLK ISLAND
DURING WW2 YEARS

Crashes, mishaps, prangs, crash landings and missing aircraft

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Did you know that there were at least 9 military aircraft crashes or
mishaps on Norfolk Island during World War 2?

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Norfolk Island is an Australian territory located about 800 kms north
west of New Zealand and 1,610 kms north east of Sydney.

DATE LOCATION SERVICE AIRCRAFT SERIAL NO.
16 Dec 43 Norfolk Island RNZAF Warhawk #3198, landed undercarriage up
21 May 44 Norfolk Island RNZAF C-47ADakota #3516, Forced landing
26 Jun 44 Norfolk Island RNZAF Lodestar #3515, Brakes failed
2 Oct 44 Norfolk Island RNZAF Lockheed Hudson #2057
3 Oct 44 Norfolk Island RNZAF Lockheed Hudson #2022, taxiing accident
29 Oct 44 en route from Norfolk Island to Guadalcanal RNZAF Ventura #4624, 4 killed 
16 Apr 45 Norfolk Island RNZAF Lockheed Hudson #2010, Collision on ground
25 Sep 45 Norfolk Island RNZAF Corsair #5642 collided on the ground with #5645 (see below)
25 Sep 45 Norfolk Island RNZAF Corsair #5645 collided on the ground with #5642 (see above)

NOTE:- Air files AIR vol 1 No 25/2/... in NZ National Archives, Wellington cover RNZAF accidents & crashes including WWII. They range from landing mishaps to writeoffs & missing planes.

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MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WORLD WAR 2

Australian Capital Territory New South Wales
Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia Tasmania
Victoria Western Australia
Norfolk Island Unknown

 

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This page first produced 21 December 2001

This page last updated 31 August 2015