MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES
IN TASMANIA
DURING WW2 YEARS

Crashes, mishaps, prangs, crash landings and missing aircraft

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NAA Aircraft Accident Files
Links to 283 National Archives of Australia
Aircraft Accident Files - mostly RAAF Aircraft

 

10 Worst Aircraft Crashes in Australia

 

My first visit
to a WW2 Crash Site

 

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 was at least 7 military aircraft crashes or
mishaps in Tasmania during World War 2?

"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.

 

DATE LOCATION SERVICE AIRCRAFT SERIAL NO.
abt Dec 39 Pats River RAAF Avro Anson A4-17 (crashed on landing)
15 Nov 42 Pats River, Flinders Island RAAF Beaufort A9-100
11 Jun 43 5 miles south of Western Junction at Wollmera Longford RAAF Tiger Moth A17-560, 2 killed
27 Jul 43 Nile Relief Landing Ground RAAF Tiger Moth A17-85 collided with Tiger Moth N.6903
27 Jul 43 Nile Relief Landing Ground RAAF Tiger Moth N.6903 collided with Tiger Moth A17-85
23 Sep 43 Deal Island, Bass Strait RAAF Airspeed Oxford AS-618, 4 killed
23 Dec 43 Pats River, Flinders Island RAAF Avro Anson DG827 from GRS, damaged while landing

 

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OTHER INTERNET SITES

Pacific Wreck Database
By Justin R. Taylan

22nd Bombardment Group Aircraft Losses
during B-26 and B-25 era

Go to "Table of Contents" and select "Aircraft Losses"

 

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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