GajdaAustralian Northern Territory WWII Wrecks
P-40E Piloted by Rice Impacted on hard ground at Yarrawonga
near Darwin. Shot down after takeoff on February 19, 1942
by Zeros attacking the airfield. Pilot was Rice who survived.
I found the complete rudder off this one about half a mile away
that was shot off during the attack.
Located in an impact crater in 1982.
Shot down over Cox peninsular N.T.
A6M2 Zero Bits of a Zero that crashed at high
speed and disintegrated at Point Blaze about 60 miles SW of
Darwin. Wreckage was recovered and is at the Darwin Museum.
G4M Betty Shot down at high altitude and exploded
over Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory. Wreckage goes for about
3km in a line from west to east. The heaviest parts (engines)
are at the eastern end of the wreckage trail.