CRASH OF AN AVRON ANSON
AT CARDABIA STATION, POINT MAUD, WA
ON 30 SEPTEMBER 1942

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Avro Anson AX299 of 4 Service Flying Training School 4SFTS at RAAF Geraldton, crash landed at approximately 1430 hours W.A.S.T. on 30 September 1942 in a marsh at Cardabia Station, Point Maud in Western Australia at a location approximately 140 miles north of Carnarvon.

One crew member was killed and two survived the crash landing:-

Sergeant Douglas Dunn (411301) - Pilot - Cuts and abrasions
Pilot Officer Clive Frederick Bingham (413515) - Killed
Sergeant Edgar James Thomson (414101) - Slight haemorrhage

The mainplane of the Anson was smashed, the undercarriage was damaged and the engines were smahed.

 

REFERENCES

RAAF Casualty Database

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this web page.

 

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This page first produced 21 December 2016

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