Incident Bristol Beaufort VII A9-116, Saturday 2 January 1943
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Date:Saturday 2 January 1943
Type:Bristol Beaufort VII
Owner/operator:7 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A9-116
MSN: -
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAAF Horn Island, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Ross River Airfield, Townsville, Queensland.
Destination airport:Horn Island Airfield, Queensland, Australia
Beaufort A9-116, following a transit flight from Ross River Airfield, Townsville, 600 miles South, landed downwind at Horn Island Airfield and overshot the runway, collapsing the undercarriage and causing substantial damage to the aircraft
The 4 aircrew, Pilot, SGT, R J Harper; Navigator, SGT, E Sadye, WAG, SGT, H Moran; WAG, SGT, R A Huth and 4 passengers survived the crash landing.


Revision history:

28-Dec-2021 18:57 Peter Clarke Added
10-Jul-2022 08:35 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
10-Jul-2022 09:08 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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