CRASH OF A SPITFIRE
AT ROCKINGHAM BAY, WA
ON 10 AUGUST 1945

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RAAF Spitfire A58-150, of  85 Squadron RAAF, piloted by Sgt Dunn, suffered an engine failure during an R/T exercise near the Rockingham Bay area in Western Australia on 10 August 1945. Sgt. Dunn managed to make a forced landing in the aircraft which was so badly damaged that it had to be written off.

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

"The Flying Inventor"
By Alan Mitchell

 

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