WRECKAGE OF A P-39 AIRACOBRA
LOCATED 3 MILES SOUTH OF USHER POINT
On an unknown date, wreckage of a USAAF P-39 Airacobra, was located 3 miles south of Usher Point.
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). The "Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia" list suggest that it may be possibly linked to the crash of a P-39 on 25 April 1942.
"Diary of WWII - North
Complied by Peter Nielsen
SOURCE:- Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia
Crash: No. 344
Department of Aviation Chart No: 3097
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This page first produced 24 June 1999
This page last updated 24 June 1999