CRASH OF A WIRRAWAY
AT DARRA, BRISBANE, QLD
ON 31 JANUARY 1941
RAAF Wirraway, A20-155, of 23 Squadron RAAF crashed at the suburb of Darra in Brisbane in southern Queensland on 31 January 1941. The following two personnel were killed in this accident and appear on the 23 Squadron RAAF Honour Roll. Norm Bremner believes this aircraft crashed on the high land near where the high voltage steel tower powerlines go through Darra across the Centenary Highway (UBD Map 197 M11).
|31 Jan 41||Godfrey Edward Turner||Pilot Officer||Accidental||Queensland|
|31 Jan 41||James Frederick Unsworth||Flying Officer||763||Accidental||Darra, Brisbane|
The following file is available in the National Archives of Australia:-
|Title - Accident to Wirraway A20-155 of No 23 Squadron at Darra on 31/1/1941 P/O G Turner|
|Contents date range
1941 - 1941
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Can anyone help me with more information on this crash?
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