MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES
IN THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY DURING
WW2 YEARS

Crashes, mishaps, prangs, crash landings and missing aircraft

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10 Worst Aircraft Crashes in Australia

 

My first visit
to a WW2 Crash Site

 

NOTE - The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was retitled as the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) on 20 June 1941.

Did you know that there were at least 11 military aircraft crashes or
mishaps in the Australian Capital Territory during World War 2?

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DATE LOCATION SERVICE AIRCRAFT SERIAL NO.
13 Aug 40 8 miles from Canberra RAAF Hudson A16-97, 10 killed including the Minister for the Army and the Minister for Air
abt 1942 Canberra USAAF P-40E Kittyhawk #41-5455
abt 1942 Canberra USAAF P-40E Kittyhawk #41-388
abt Feb/Mar 42 Fairbairn USAAF P-40E Kittyhawk #41
abt Feb/Mar 42 Fairbairn USAAF P-40E Kittyhawk #61
28 Feb 42 Canberra USAAF P-40E Kittyhawk #41-5365 #85
15 June 42 Mount Russell near Canberra airfield RAAF CAC Gannet Mark II A14-5
10 Nov 43 Coastline off Canberra, ACT RAAF Ventura A59-52
7 Dec 43 3 miles south east of Gundaroo, ACT RAAF Ventura A59-55, 5 killed
abt Jul 44 Canberra RAAF Boomerang A46-12
20 Mar 45 Canberra RAAF Avro Anson NL153

 

MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WORLD WAR 2

Australian Capital Territory New South Wales
Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia Tasmania
Victoria Western Australia
Norfolk Island Unknown

 

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This page first produced 28 July 1999

This page last updated 17 June 2016