CRASH OF A BEAUFORT
IN THE KING ISLAND AREA
ON 26 APRIL 1943

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On 26 April 1943, Beaufort A9-304 of 1 Operational Training Unit (1 OTU) based at East Sale in Victoria, crashed near King Island killing its crew of four as follows:-

Sgt Edward John Offer 415676 (pilot)
Flt Sgt Edward Waterman 405282 (observer)
Flt. Sgt. James Henry Catterick 401742 (WAG)
Flt. Sgt. Graham Charles Nichols 405495 (WAG)

 

BOOK REFERENCES

"Units of the Royal Australian Air Force - A Concise History, Volume 8 Training Units"
Complied by RAAF Historical Section

 

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