CRASH OF A DOUGLAS DAKOTA
ON A BEACH IN THE GULF OF CARPENTARIA, QLD
ON 8 MARCH 1945

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NOT TO BE SHOT AT OR EXPORTED
An airman's Letters Home 1942-1945
By Leslie Harold Sullivan
Winner of the 1994 Heritage Award

8 March 19454

One of our Mariners flew over to the Gulf today (from Cairns) to rescue the crew and passengers of a Douglas Dakota which had belly-landed on a beach.

Norm Weeding advised that #42-100625  c/n 19088 crashed at an unknown location on 6 March 1945. This may be the above crash perhaps.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Norman Weeding for his assistance with this home page.

 

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