CRASH OF A DOUGLAS RA-20A-1 HAVOC (BOSTON)
AT CHARTERS TOWERS, QLD ON 24 JULY 1942

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Douglas RA-20A-1 Havoc (Boston), #40-112 of the 3rd Bomb Group based at Charters Towers airfield, Queensland crashed at Charters Towers airfield on 24 July 1942 when its nose wheel collapsed.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Gordon Birkett for his assistance with this home page in sending me the Guild diary which was provided to him by my mate Bill Swain. The Guild diary was the main reference for details of this crash.

 

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