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Beaufort A9-41

Aircraft Model:DAP Beaufort Mk. V
Manufacturer:Department of Aircraft Production
Units:No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF


9 March 1943Aircraft crashed into Lake Victoria, Victoria, after port airscrew struck water during low flying.
Pilot: Sgt GEOFFREY GEAR, RAAF 415577 (Seriously Injured)


Dunn, P. 2018 Crash of a Bristol Beaufort in Lake Victoria on 9 March 1943. Australia @ War. Retrieved 20 September 2018 from <https://www.ozatwar.com/vic34.htm>.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, Beaufort A9 [Accidents Part 2], A9845, 242.

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

Record updated on 20 September 2018.


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