WIRRAWAY COLLIDED WITH A VULTEE VENGEANCE
AT BREDDAN, QLD
ON 4 NOVEMBER 1944

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On 4 November 1944, an RAAF Wirraway collided with and damaged the tail unit of a Vultee Vengeance at Breddan airfield. The Wirraway continued on and crashed on the opposite side of the airfield. There were 5 men of 6 Central Recovery Depot RAAF working on the rear section of the Vultee Vengeance at the time. Two of them were killed as a result of this collision.

 

REFERENCE

"Units of the Royal Australian Air Force - A Concise History"
Volume 7 - Maintenance Units

 

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