|Aircraft Model:||DAP Beaufort Mk. VIII|
|Manufacturer:||Department of Aircraft Production|
|Units:||No. 6 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 100 Squadron, RAAF
|18 August 1943||Received by No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex DAP.|
|24 September 1943||Received by No. 6 Squadron, RAAF.|
|8 November 1943||Aircraft over ran strip due to brake failure causing damage to undercarriage and airscrews.|
Pilot: S/Ldr JOHN GEOFFREY HOSKINS, RAAF 261718 (Uninjured)
Navigator: F/Sgt JOHN REDFERN SHAW, RAAF 412718 (Uninjured)
W/AG: F/Sgt JAMES ERIC FORSYTH, RAAF 409680 (Uninjured)
W/AG: F/Sgt NORMAN LAWRENCE FIDGE, RAAF 428304 (Uninjured)
|10 November 1943||Received by No. 26 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for repairs.|
|28 November 1943||Received by No. 100 Squadron, RAAF.|
|2 May 1944||Received by No. 10 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for engine change.|
|13 July 1944||Aircraft not suitable for operations.|
|21 July 1944||Received by No. 6 Squadron, RAAF.|
|19 December 1944||Received by No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for 480 hourly.|
|19 February 1945||Allotted to No. 4 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for reconditioning.|
|28 March 1945||Above allotment cancelled.|
|14 November 1945||Received by No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for storage.|
|29 January 1946||Received by No. 21 Squadron, RAAF.|
|13 May 1946||Authorised for write-off.|
|23 August 1946||Received by No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for storage.|
|7 October 1948||Passed to DAP.|
|8 August 1949||Action completed by DSD.|
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1943, Aircraft status cards - Beaufort A9-400 to A9-499, A10297, BLOCK 71.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Beaufort A9 [Accidents Part 16], A9845, 256.
Wilson, S. 1990 Beaufort, Beaufighter and Mosquito in Australian Service. Weston Creek: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.
Record updated on 17 November 2017.
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