CRASH OF A BRISTOL BEAUFORT
BETWEEN BAIRNSDALE AND FLINDERS ISLAND
ON 12 SEPTEMBER 1942
RAAF Bristol Beaufort, Mark V, A9-28 (RAF Serial No. T9567), was lost on a seaward reconnaissance flight between Bairnsdale and Flinders Island on 12 September 1942.
The crew were all killed as follows:-
Sgt. A.B. Barton
Sgt. R.A. Cuthill
Sgt. P.J. Healy
Sgt. P.K. Pugh
This aircraft was delivered to the RAAF in April 1942. It was "not taken up".
I'd like to thank Rick Hanning for his assistance with the above information.
Can anyone help me with more information?
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