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Beaufort A9-5

Aircraft Model:DAP Beaufort Mk. V
Manufacturer:Department of Aircraft Production
Identities:T9544; A9-5
Units:No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF


17 November 1942Aircraft stalled when attempting a forced landing, causing the aircraft to crash approximately 5 miles ENE of Bairnsdale aerodrome, Victoria.
Pilot: P/O FRANK WATSON WILDY, RAAF 415208 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt ARTHUR ALBERT ADOLPH, RAAF 413719 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt ALAN FRANCIS MUSGRAVE, RAAF 409728 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt IAN WALDOCK GARSIDE, RAAF 409685 (Killed)


Dunn, P. 2016 Two crashes of Bristol Beaufort A9-5 one accident at Marlo on 7 November 1942 the other 5 miles ESE of Bairnsdale on 17 November 1942. Australia @ War. Retrieved 21 September 2018 from <https://www.ozatwar.com/vic23.htm>.

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 21 September 2018.


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