CRASH OF A C-56
AT GARBUTT AIRFIELD
TOWNSVILLE, QLD
DURING WW2

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On 26 February 1943, Australian National Airways (ANA) C-56, VH-CAJ, LT9-24, crashed at Garbutt Airfield in Townsville when its undercarriage collapsed while landing causing a violent ground loop.

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

Allied Air Transport Operations
South West Pacific Area WWII

Volume Two:-    1943 - Year of expansion and consolidation
by Robert H. Kelly

 

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