CRASH OF A MOTH MINOR
AT OR NEAR DENILIQUIN AIRFIELD, NSW
ON 21 OCTOBER 1942

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Moth Minor

 

RAAF DH-94 Moth Minor A21-14 of 7 SFTS at Deniliquin airfield in New South Wales made a forced landing at 1630 hours on 21 October 1942 after an engine failure during instructor's navigation test.

The pilot, Flight Lieutenant John Wilton Tuckfield (016023 & 400107) and his crew member Flying Officer Frederick James Gillespie (407576) were both uninjured. The undercarriage and mainplane and airscrew were damaged.

 

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