CRASH OF A TIGER MOTH
AT ARCHERFIELD AIRFIELD,
BRISBANE, QLD
ON 17 JANUARY 1942

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Tiger Moth

 

Tiger Moth A17-20 of 2 Elementary Flying Training School 2 EFTS at Archerfield, crashed at Archerfield Airfield at 0845 hours on 17 January 1942. The pilot, LAC Gordon McIntosh Hughes (26288) received slight injuries including a lacerated nose and multiple abrasions. The aircraft crashed on take off from a height of 100 feet. The aircraft was a complete write-off.

 

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