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Aircraft in Northern Australia
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|Most of these images have come to me through private collections and have not been published elsewhere.|
Northern Australia. P/O Jack Turner with 2 of his ground crew; Keith Anderson
(left) and Jack Boyle. This Spitfire was also flown by Flt. Lt J Newton
and belonged to 457 Swuadron. The code was ZP-T and serial BR 543. It suffered
damage on June 28th, 1943 (info from Geoffrey Pentland's RAAF camouflage
& markings book, P84) where this pic is also published.
making a belly landing at Livingston Strip in the north of Australia. This
might in fact be XB-U of 457 Squadron at Livingstone, Northern Territory.
|Pair of Lockheed Hudsons belonging to an Operational Training Unit. A16-231, constructors number 6492, previously was allocated US serial 41-37003 and British serial FH202. It survived the war and was sold in 1947 to European Air Transport. Information from the ADF serials website.|