CRASH OF A FAIREY BATTLE
2 MILES NORTH OF LETTS BEACH, VIC
ON 2 MARCH 1943
Fairey Battle V1241 of 3 B.A.G.S. West Sale, forced landed on rough ground 2 miles north of Letts Beach (now Golden Beach), Victoria on 2 March 1943 due to oil from an oil leak blocking the pilot's vision. The aircraft apparently ran into some trees.
CREW OF FAIREY BATTLE V1241
Pilot Sgt. John Kenneth Hudson
CPL Laurence James Carpenter 27319
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