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Saturday, April 11, 2009

Crash of an Airspeed Oxford near Seaspray, VIC

On 12 May 1943 Airspeed Oxford BM-711 of 3 Bomb and Gunnery School (3BAGS), West Sale, crashed on the completion of a gunnery exercise about 5 miles north east of Seapsray, Victoria. The aircraft apparently went out of control at 2,000 feet and dived into the sea about 1/4 mile off the coastline.The crew of three were all tragically killed.