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Caribou A4-233

Aircraft Model:De Havilland DHC-4 Caribou
Constructor's No.:233
Identities:A4-233
Units:No. 38 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

28 August 1972Aircraft crashed in the Kudjeru Gap, Papua New Guinea, during a flight between Lae and Port Moresby.
Pilot: FLTLT GRAHAM DAVID THOMAS, RAAF O222081 (Killed)
Co-Pilot: PLTOFF GREGORY LIONEL EBSARY, RAAF O58698 (Killed)
Loadmaster: CPL GARY AINSLEIGH POWER, RAAF A222878 (Killed)
Passenger: CAPT ROBERT DAWSON LOFTUS, Australian Army 215573 (Killed)

References

Crick, D., M. Edwards, and J. Masterson 2018 RAAF A4 De Havilland DHC-4 Caribou. ADF Serials. Retrieved 26 December 2018 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/3a4.htm>.

Hamilton, E. 2012 Commemorating Air Force’s worst peacetime air crash. Defence News and Media. 28 August 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2018 from <https://news.defence.gov.au/media/media-releases/commemorating-air-forces-worst-peacetime-air-crash>.

Record updated on 26 December 2018.


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