WRECKAGE OF B-24 LIBERATOR
FOUND IN SEA IN CAPE MELVILLE AREA
1/2 MILE OFFSHORE
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On an unknown date, the wreckage of a USAAF B-24 Liberator was located in the sea 1/2 mile off shore in the Cape Melville area.
It was exposed at low tide. Co-ordinates Lat. 14.12S, Long. 144.28E. This places it not far from another crash site of a USAAC C-47 Dakota, #42-93505 on 14 March 1945.
"Diary of WWII - North
Complied by Peter Nielsen
SOURCE:- Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia
Crash: No. 338
Position: 14.12 - 144.28
Department of Aviation Chart No: 3112
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This page first produced 23 June 1999
This page last updated 23 June 1999