1 MAY 1942
WRECKAGE OF A B-17 FLYING FORTRESS
LOCATED 6.5 MILES NORTH OF PORTLAND ROADS

 

On 1 May 1942, the wreckage of a USAAF B-17 Flying Fortress was located on the mud flats, 6.5 miles north of Portland Roads. The "Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia" list shows another identical entry for the same date - Crash No. 351. The wreckage of an A-20 Havoc - Crash No. 352 was also reported as being located in the same position on that same date.

 

SOURCE:-   Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia

Crash:         No. 350

Position:    

Department of Aviation Chart No:       3112

 

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