FORCED LANDING OF A TIGER MOTH
AT REDBANK,
NEAR BRISBANE, QLD
ON 11 APRIL 1940

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Tiger Moth

 

Tiger Moth A17-23 of 2 Elementary Flying Training School 2 EFTS at Archerfield, force landed at Redbank, near Brisbane at 1640 hours on 11 April 1940. The pilot Air Cadet Ronald Thomas Susans (04391) was uninjured. Whilst doing aerobatics at 3,000 feet a temporary airlock caused a loss of power. One fuselage compression strut was damaged and the lower port longeron was bent.

 

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