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 A9-414. Assigned to 6 Squadron. Later assigned to 8 Squadron. Code UV-Q. On October 13, 1944 crashed on take off from Tadji Airfield. During November 1944, afterwards, converted to components.
During 1974, parts of this aircraft were recovered by Charles Darby / Monty Armstrong during a salvage funded by David Tallichet / Yesterdays Air Force (MARC) and transported to the United States.
The recovered wreckage were stored at Chino Airport.
Pacific Aircraft Wrecks page 4 (upper), page 24 (upper right)
ADF Serials - Beaufort A9-414
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October 23, 2019