CRASH OF A SPITFIRE
AT PICNIC COVE
12 MILES SOUTH OF POINT CHARLES
ON 15 MARCH 1943

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On 15 March 1943, RAAF F.VC Spitfire, A58-101 (BS293), was shot down at "Picnic Cove", 12 miles south of Point Charles by Japanese aircraft during a Japanese air raid on Darwin. (Map Reference 12.35 - 130.37)

 

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