CRASH OF A BEAUFIGHTER
AT WILLIAMTOWN, NSW
ON 19 MAY 1945
RAAF Beaufighter A19-109 (Mark VIC) of 5OTU (5 Operational Training Unit) made a forced landing at Williamtown in New South Wales on 19 May 1945. This ex RAF aircraft (EL518) was received by the RAAF in June 1943. It was converted to components after this accident.
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