RAAF Catalina A24-24 wreck found off Bowen, Qld

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RAAF Catalina A24-24 wreck found off Bowen, Qld

Post by silvano jung » Tue May 10, 2011 6:47 pm

The magazine 'Fish & Boat' (May, 2011:8) has just run a story on the discovery of the RAAF's Catalina A24-24 off Bowen, lying in 40 metres of water. Apparently the wreck site is 'closed' as a secret fishing spot to only but a select few. Doesn't show much respect for the family members of the victims of the crash. Anyone interested in a scan from the mag, please email me.

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Re: RAAF Catalina A24-24 wreck found off Bowen, Qld

Post by Daniel Leahy » Thu Sep 15, 2011 7:40 pm

Only just came across this post. I'd be interested in the article...

As the crew and passengers from this flight are still missing, will the ADF be investigating the site?
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Re: RAAF Catalina A24-24 wreck found off Bowen, Qld

Post by silvano jung » Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:35 pm

Hi Daniel,

Please contact me at: silvano.jung@gmail.com and I'll send you a scan of the article. Too big to attach to this message.

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Silvano
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