CRASH OF A FAIREY BATTLE
2 MILES EAST OF SOMERS, VIC
ON 8 DECEMBER 1944

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Fairey Battle L5704 of AGS West Sale, forced landed on 8 December 1944, two miles east of Somers due to a glycol leak during a non-operational drogue towing flight.

 

CREW OF FAIREY BATTLE L5704

Pilot  F/Sgt. F.L. Dane  423149
LAC Arthur Walker 143661
F/Sgt. W Phillips  437540

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Rick Hanning for his assistance with this web page.

 

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