CRASH OF A FAIREY BATTLE
AT SEASPRAY, VIC
ON 9 JULY 1943

 

On 9 July 1943, RAAF Fairey Battle L5725 of 3 BAGS, forced landed in a field near the Air Gunnery Range at Seaspray in Victoria. The aircraft overshot, killed a sheep and then ran into a creek. The crew comprised Sgt K. Cowan (410470) and LAC C. Humphries (117742).

 

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Fairey Battle L 5725

 

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Fairey Battle L 5725 being recovered by the salvage crew.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Rick Hanning for his assistance with details on this crash.

 

Can anyone help me with more information on this crash?

 

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