CRASH OF A GIPSY MOTH
AT ARCHERFIELD AIRFIELD,
BRISBANE, QLD,
ON 21 MARCH 1941

hline.gif (2424 bytes)

 

 

Gipsy Moth A7-85 of 2 Elementary Flying Training School 2 EFTS at Archerfield, crashed at Archerfield Airfield, Brisbane at 0812 hours on 21 March 1941. The aircraft stalled at approximately 15 feet and crashed whilst attempting to land. The Probable Cause was listed as "Inexperience of pupil pilot - held off too high".

The right lower longeron was broken. An undercarriage attachment fitting was broken. The airscrew was also broken. The pilot, LAC Harry Ernest William Cooper (404954), received slight abrasions to the nose.

 

Can anyone help me with more information on this crash?

 

"Australia @ War" Research Products

I need your help

Copyright

 Peter Dunn 2015

Disclaimer

Please e-mail me
any information or photographs


"Australia @ War"
8GB USB Memory Stick

This page first produced 8 September 2013

This page last updated 07 December 2017