CRASH OF A WIRRAWAY
12 MILES WEST OF TAGGERTY, VIC
ON 12 MAY 1942

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RAAF Wirraway A20-592 crashed about 12 mile west of Taggerty in Victoria on the 12th May 1942. The pilot abandoned the aircraft in bad weather and walked towards Yea before being found.

The aircraft was not found until 1st March 1954 by woodcutters. The pilot's name is unknown at this stage.

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Rick Hanning

Photo taken in 2000

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Rick Hanning

Photo taken at the scene of the crash in 2000

 

Can anyone provide me with the pilot's name?

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Rick Hanning (Churchill, VIC) for his assistance with the details on this crash.

 

Can anyone help me with more information on this crash?

 

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