BOOMERANG LANDING ACCIDENT
AT PELL AIRFIELD, NT
ON 17 MAY 1944

 

Model CA-13 Boomerang, A46-143 (CAC Constructor's No. 966) of 83 Squadron RAAF, piloted by Mr. Massey, was damaged in a landing accident, at Pell airfield, on 17 May 1944.

The aircraft had been delivered to the RAAF in September 1943. It was converted to components in July 1944.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I would like to thank Phil Herdman of the Arnhem Land Historical Society for details on the above incident.

REFERENCE BOOK
"Wirraway, Boomerang & CA-15 - In Australian Service"
By Stewart Wilson

 

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