Built by the Department of Aircraft Production (DAP) at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne.
Delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Beaufort Mark VIII serial number A9-535. Assigned to 100 Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.
On July 10, 1944 crash landed at Tadji Airfield. During August 1944, converted to components and abandoned at Tadji Airfield.
In 1974, this Beaufort remained in situ at Tadji Airfield.
Pacific Aircraft Wrecks page 4 (upper), 57 (middle), 64 (lower)
ADF Serials - Beaufort A9-535
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January 9, 2018