CRASH OF AN UNKNOWN AIRCRAFT
POSSIBLY IN THE BRISBANE AREA
ON 20 OCTOBER 1943

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2nd Lt. Willis F. Schmidt (0-798683), a Test Pilot with the 44th Depot Repair Squadron, 81st Air Depot Group, based at Eagle Farm Airfield in Brisbane, Queensland was killed in the crash of an unknown aircraft, on 20 October 1943, possibly in the Brisbane area in south east Queensland.

Can anyone please confirm the aircraft involved and the location of the crash.

 

Lt. Willis F. Schmidt

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

Book on 81st Air Depot Group

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this web page.

 

Can anyone help me with more information on this crash?

 

I need your help

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