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