10 NOVEMBER 1943
CRASH OF A BOOMERANG
5 MILES EAST OF CALOUNDRA
RAAF Boomerang, A46-108, CA-13 (CAC Constructor's No. 931), crashed into the sea 5 miles east of Caloundra on 10 November 1943. The pilot was F/Sgt Edward Lloyd Jones 420569 was killed in the crash. The aircraft was from 83 Squadron RAAF operating out of Strathpine airfield, in southern Queensland.
A46-108 was delivered to the RAAF in August 1943.
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SOURCE:- Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia
Crash: No. 151
Position: 26.48 - 153.03
Department of Aviation Chart No: 3340
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