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Beaufort A9-304

Aircraft Model:DAP Beaufort Mk. VIII
Manufacturer:Department of Aircraft Production
Identities:A9-304
Units:No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

Timeline

8 April 1943Received by No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex DAP.
10 April 1943Allotted to No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
17 April 1943Issued to No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
18 April 1943Received by No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
28 April 1943Aircraft crashed into the sea approximately three miles east of King Island.
Pilot: Sgt EDWARD JOHN OFFER, RAAF 415676 (Missing)
Crew: F/Sgt JAMES HENRY CATTERICK, RAAF 401742 (Missing)
Crew: F/Sgt EDWARD WATERMAN, RAAF 405282 (Missing)
Crew: F/Sgt GRAHAM CHARLES NICHOLS, RAAF 405495 (Missing)
4 May 1943Approval given for write-off.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Beaufort A9 [Accidents Part 12], A9845, 252.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] c. 1949, Aircraft status cards - Beaufort A9-300 to A9-399, A10297, BLOCK 70A.

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

Record updated on 12 April 2018.


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