CRASH OF A BOOMERANG
AT GUILDFORD, WA
ON 6 JULY 1943

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Boomerang A46-122 "Suzy-Q"

 

Boomerang A46-72 of 85 Squadron RAAF, piloted by Sgt. J.W. Shoesmith made a wheels up landing at Guildford airfield in Western Australia on 6 July 1943. The undercarriage had failed to lower properly. The propeller and flaps were damaged during the crash landing.

REFERENCE BOOKS

"The Flying Inventor"
By Alan Mitchell

 

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