CRASH OF A P-39 AIRACOBRA
AT LAVERTON AIRFIELD, VIC

IN FEBRUARY 1942

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At 0800 hours on a day in February 1942, a USAAF P-39 Airacobra, Serial No. #41-7120, piloted by 2nd Lieutenant Worley made a wheels-up belly landing at Laverton airfield in Victoria. The damaged aircraft was relocated to Geelong after the crash, to be dismantled and repaired.

 

REFERENCES

Document prepared by 1st Lt. Elmore G. Brown, titled:-

"Headquarters, USA Air Forces in Australia
A-4. Aircraft Movements Status & Statistics Section
Location and Status of Damaged Aircraft in Australia"

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I'd like to thank Chris Jamesson for his assistance with this page.

 

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