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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170762
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24 D
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 42-40387
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:42km East of Biloela, Australia -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Darwin, Australia
Destination airport:Eagle Farm Airport, Brisbane, Australia
Nick-named Beautiful Betsy the aircraft left Darwin at 22:00 0n Monday 26th February on a ferry flight to Eagle Farm, Brisbane but failed to arrive. Subsequent searches using other Liberators failed to locate it.
On 02 August 1994 the wreck was discovered by a park ranger working on controlled forest burn offs in Kroombit Tops National Park.


Revision history:

01-Nov-2014 12:23 harro Added

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