WRECKAGE OF A P-39 AIRACOBRA
LOCATED 5.5 MILES NORTH WEST OF USHER POINT
2.5 MILES SOUTH OF THOMPSON ISLAND
1/2 MILE OFF THE COAST
On an unknown date, wreckage of a USAAF P-39 Airacobra, was located 5.5 miles north west of Usher Point, 2.5 miles south of Thompson Island, 1/2 mile inland off the coast.
It is not clear whether this could be one of the many Airacobras which forced landed on either 26 April 1942 (9 lost) or 1 May 1942 (six lost).
SOURCE:- Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia
Crash: No. 356
Department of Aviation Chart No: 3097
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