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Beaufort A9-55

Aircraft Model:DAP Beaufort Mk. VI
Manufacturer:Department of Aircraft Production
Identities:A9-55
Units:No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

Timeline

11 August 1943Starboard undercarriage collapsed on landing at East Sale, causing the aircraft to ground loop.
Pilot: Sgt GILBERT MCKENZIE FLEMING, RAAF 418375 (Uninjured)
Navigator: Sgt DONALD KEITH STEPHENSON, RAAF 42836 (Uninjured)
W/AG: Sgt WILLIAM ARTHUR SUDHOLZ, RAAF 414274 (Uninjured)
W/AG: Sgt BERTE DEMPSEY, RAAF 409790 (Uninjured)

References

Dunn, P. 2018 Crash landing of a Bristol Beaufort at East Sale, Vic, on 11 August 1943. Australia @ War. Retrieved 20 September 2018 from <https://www.ozatwar.com/vic40.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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