ON 21 FEB 1942

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Tiger Moth

On 21 February, Tiger Moth A17-1 from 3 WAGS at Maryborough, crashed at Maryborough in Queensland killing the pilot F/O FJ Colthrup and seriously injuring his instructor, S/LDR G.A. Richmond.



Subject:   Tiger Moth crash 21.02.42
Date:           Thu, 22 Mar 2001 21:32:03 +1200
From:          "Brian Gee" <>

This would be A17-1(82555/DHA 1)

06.02.42 3 WAGS Maryborough

21.02.42 Crashed Maryborough aerodrome.Trainee pilot F/O FJ Colthrup killed Instructor S/LDR GA Richmond seriously injured.

30.03.42 Converted to components at 3 WAGS



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