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Anson LT296

Aircraft Model:Avro Anson Mk. I
Units:No. 67 Squadron, RAAF


19 November 1944Aircraft crashed into the sea while engaged on a patrol flight.
Pilot: F/Lt DOUGLAS ANZAC McDOUGALL, RAAF 408751 (Survived)
Wireless Operator: W/O VERNON MARCEL JACQUES, RAAF 408655 (Survived)
Navigator: Sgt NOEL GARDNER HILDYARD, RAAF 428238 (Survived)
20 November 1944Crew rescued by SS Hororata at approximately 12:36 hours.


National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Number 67 Squadron Jun 43 - Nov 45, A9186, 92.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1960, McDOUGALL, Douglas Anzac - (Flight Lieutenant); Service Number - 408751; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Anson LT-296; Place - off Mallacoota, Victoria; Date - 19 November 1944, A705, 166/26/657.

Wilson, S. 1992 Anson, Hudson & Sunderland in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.

Record updated on 10 May 2018.


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