Liberator A72-124 Air CrashPrint Page
A monument commemorates the crash of Royal Australian Air Force Liberator A72-124 bomber aircraft in February 1945.
|Address:||Woonwooring Road, Airfield, Cunderdin, 6407|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.623998|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||14-February-1945|
|Actual Event End Date:||14-February-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 20th April, 2003|
RAAF 25 Squadron Liberator A72-124 crashed on take-off at 0406 hrs on 14-02-1945, with the loss of five crew members
F/Sgt B. J. Johnson B/A. Sgt K W Uhr W.A.G.,
Sgt C. R. Taylor W.O.A.E., Sgt F. W. Naughton A.G.
Sgt R. Higginbottom A.G.
Cunderdin Historical Society
O.C. RAAF Base Pearce and staff
President and Members Royal Australian Air Force Association (WA Division) Inc
Unveiled by C. L. Taylor DFC
20th April 2003
B24 Liberator Bomber aircraft crashed at Cunderdin
14th Feb 1945
The six surviving RAAF crew were : -
Captian F/O F. L. Hannah
Navigator F/O C. L. Taylor DFC
Co Pilot F/Sgt F. G. Coman
W/A Gunner F/Sgt C. E. E. Verey
Flight Eng F/Sgt B. Mc. Ternan
Air Gunner Sgt G. K. Leroy