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Beaufort A9-3

Aircraft Model:DAP Beaufort Mk. V
Manufacturer:Department of Aircraft Production
Identities:T9542; A9-3
Units:No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
Central Flying School, RAAF

Timeline

5 October 1941Starboard undercarriage collapse on landing at Bankstown Aerodrome, causing aircraft to ground loop.
Pilot: S/Ldr IAN TERENCE BYATHAN ROWLAND, RAF (Uninjured)
18 May 1942Aircraft force landed at Kilmany, Victoria, after catching fire in the air.
Pilot: S/Ldr BRIAN REGINALD WALKER, RAAF (Injured)

References

Dunn, P. 2018 Crash of a Bristol Beaufort alongside Kilmany rubbish dump on 18 May 1942. Australia @ War. Retrieved 18 September 2018 from <https://www.ozatwar.com/vic22.htm>.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Operation Training Units 1 to 4 Dec 41 - Apr 44, A9186, 443.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Beaufort A9 [Accidents Part 1], A9845, 241.

Wilson, S. 1990 Beaufort, Beaufighter and Mosquito in Australian Service. Weston Creek: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.

Record updated on 18 September 2018.


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