CRASH OF A C-47A DAKOTA
TOWNSVILLE, QLD
ON 8 JANUARY 1943

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A C-47A Dakota of the 33rd Troop Carrier Squadron, 374th Troop Carrier Group crashed at Townsville, in north Queensland on 8 January 1943 when the pilot retracted the landing gear too soon. The aircraft was subsequently repaired.

 

REFERENCES

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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