NO. 3 WIRELESS AIR GUNNERS SCHOOL
MARYBOROUGH, QUEENSLAND
TAXYING INCIDENTS INVOLVING

A TIGER MOTH AT MARYBOROUGH
ON 20 APRIL 1942 AND
ON 15 AUGUST 1942

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Tiger Moth

On 20 April 1942, Tiger Moth collided with another aircraft on the apron at Maryborough airfield. It was repaired on station.

On 15 August 1942, Tiger Moth A17-2 was damaged in an unspecified taxying accident at Maryborough.

 


 

Subject:    Tiger Moth accident(s) Maryborough A17-2 (82556/DHA 2)
Date:             Thu, 22 Mar 2001 22:45:09 +1200
From:           "Brian Gee" <descar@ihug.co.nz>

This aircraft was damaged twice in taxy accidents whilst with 3 WAGS Maryborough

31.03.42 3 WAGS Maryborough
20.04.42 Collided with another aircraft on apron at Maryborough. Repaired on station
15.08.42 Slight damage in taxy accident at Maryborough. Repaired on station
14.09.42 2 AD Richmond for removal of wireless equipment

 

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"The DH 82A Tiger Moth in Australia"
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