TAXYING ACCIDENT OF A WIRRAWAY
AT KINGAROY AIRFIELD, QLD
ON 8 APRIL 1943

 

On 8 April 1943, during night circuits and landing practices, Wirraway A20-517 of 5 Squadron RAAF landed successfully at Kingaroy Airfield then struck a fence whilst taxying, damaging the mainplane and airscrew. The crew were uninjured and were as follows:-

P/O Stewart
P/O Reeks

 

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I'd like to thank Daniel Leahy and Gordon Birkett for their assistance with this web page.

 

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