DATE UNKNOWN
WRECKAGE OF A P-39 AIRACOBRA

LOCATED 5.5 MILES NORTH WEST OF USHER POINT
2.5 MILES SOUTH OF THOMPSON ISLAND
1/2 MILE OFF THE COAST

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On an unknown date, wreckage of a USAAF P-39 Airacobra, was located 5.5 miles north west of Usher Point, 2.5 miles south of Thompson Island, 1/2 mile inland off the coast.

It is not clear whether this could be one of the many Airacobras which forced landed on either 26 April 1942 (9 lost) or 1 May 1942 (six lost).

 

SOURCE:-   Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia

Crash:         No. 356

Position:    

Department of Aviation Chart No:       3097

 

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