NO. 3 WIRELESS AIR GUNNERS SCHOOL
CRASH OF TIGER MOTH
ON 21 FEB 1942
On 21 February, Tiger Moth A17-1 from 3 WAGS at Maryborough, crashed at Maryborough in Queensland killing the pilot F/O FJ Colthrup and seriously injuring his instructor, S/LDR G.A. Richmond.
Subject: Tiger Moth crash 21.02.42
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 21:32:03 +1200
From: "Brian Gee" <email@example.com>
This would be A17-1(82555/DHA 1)
06.02.42 3 WAGS Maryborough
21.02.42 Crashed Maryborough aerodrome.Trainee pilot F/O FJ Colthrup killed Instructor S/LDR GA Richmond seriously injured.
30.03.42 Converted to components at 3 WAGS
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