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Beaufort A9-96

Aircraft Model:DAP Beaufort Mk. VII
Manufacturer:Department of Aircraft Production
Units:No. 6 Operational Training Unit, RAAF


11 January 1944Aircraft struck the water at Jervis Bay during an authorised low formation torpedo training exercise.
Pilot: F/O FRANK KINGSLEY HUGHES, RAAF 411144 (Missing)
Navigator: P/O JAMES TAYLOR, RAAF 422787 (Killed)
W/AG: Sgt ERIC JAMES LOVELL, RAAF 429977 (Killed)
W/AG: Sgt PETER KEITH BONE, RAAF 419943 (Slightly Injured)


National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1988, Beaufort A9 [Accidents Part 3], A9845, 243.

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

Record updated on 2 October 2018.


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