CRASH OF BEAUFIGHTER A8-126
AT GARBUTT, TOWNSVILLE, QLD,
ON 31 JULY 1945

 

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Beaufighter

 

DAP built Mark 21 Beaufighter, A8-126, of 93 Squadron RAAF made a crash landing at Garbutt air base on 31 July 1945. The wreck was converted to components. This aircraft was delivered to the RAAF in January 1945.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Bruce Stewart and Ron Wynn for their assistance with this home page.

 

REFERENCES

"Aircraft of the RAAF 1921- 71"
By Geoffrey Pentland & Peter Malone

"Whispering Death - A History of the RAAF's Beaufighter Squadrons" (page 118)
By Neville Parnell

"Beaufort, Beaufighter and Mosquito in Australian Service"
by Stewart Wilson.

 

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