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Charles Page 2004

Aircraft History
Built by the Department of Aircraft Production (DAP) at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne.

Wartime History
Delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Beaufort serial number unknown. Assigned to an unknown squadron. No known nickname or nose art. Abandoned east of Vivigani Airfield on Goodenough Island.

Possible identities of this aircraft include: Beaufort A9-239, Beaufort A9-263, Beaufort A9-402, Beaufort A9-404, Beaufort A9-429, Beaufort A9-444, Beaufort A9-459, Beaufort A9-472, Beaufort A9-525, Beaufort A9-531, Beaufort A9-537.

Wreckage
Until at least 2004, the wreckage of this Beaufort remained in situ until at Vivigani Airfield on Goodenough Island. A Pratt & Whitney dataplate still on one of the engine mounts.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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