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Beaufort A9-115

Aircraft Model:DAP Beaufort Mk. VII
Manufacturer:Department of Aircraft Production
Units:Base Torpedo Unit, RAAF


25 May 1943Aircraft crashed 10 miles off shore, between Beechcroft and St George's Head, while taking evasive action during torpedo attack exercises.
Pilot: Sgt GEOFFREY WALTER PARKER, RAAF 415439 (Killed)
Crew: W/O IRWIN BRUCE WATSON, RAAF 406416 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt JAMES EVANS, RAAF 406833 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt JOHN PERRIN, RAAF 406869 (Dangerously Injured)


National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Beaufort A9 [Accidents Part 4], A9845, 244.

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

Record updated on 3 October 2018.


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