MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES
IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
DURING 1941

Crashes, mishaps, prangs, crash landings and missing aircraft

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10 Worst Aircraft Crashes in Australia

 

NOTE - The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was retitled as the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) on 20 June 1941.

Did you know that there were at least 8 military aircraft crashes or
mishaps in the Northern Territory during 1941?

"You won't have any trouble finding your way to Darwin. Just follow the trail of crashed Kittyhawks, you can't go wrong."

The words of the Corporal in charge of the refuelling crew at Cloncurry in November 1942.

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DATE LOCATION SERVICE AIRCRAFT SERIAL NO.
abt 1941 Bathurst Island RAAF Lockheed Hudson ?, bogged
15 Mar 41 Adelaide River Railway Station RAAF Wirraway A20-132
31 Mar 41 Batchelor RAAF Wirraway A20-62
23 Apr 41 Casurina Beach, Darwin RAAF Wirraway A20-90
27 Aug 41 beach at Rocky Cove RAAF Wirraway A20-232
23 Sep 41 Casurina Beach, Darwin RAAF Wirraway A20-91
2 Nov 41 Darwin Civilian airfield RAAF Moth Minor A21-21
abt Dec 41 Batchelor RAAF Beaufort A9-4

 

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MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WORLD WAR 2

Australian Capital Territory New South Wales
Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia Tasmania
Victoria Western Australia
Norfolk Island Unknown

 

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