CRASH OF AN AVRO ANSON
AT YANAKIE, VIC
ON 17 APRIL 1944

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At 1400 hours E.S.T. on 17 April 1944, Avro Anson AW-667 of 67 Squadron RAAF at Laverton airfield crashed at Yanakie, Victoria. The cause for the crash was unknown.

The pilot F/Sgt. David Guise Shanks (436096) was dangerously injured and died later that day.

LAC Ronald Oswald Rathke (140569) was killed.

LAC John Joseph Griffin (19643) was killed.

 

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