Lockheed Hudson Aircrash MemorialPrint Page
A monument commemorates the crash of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Lockheed Hudson A16-144 of 14 Squadron on 17 January 1942.
The plane crashed and caught fire after stalling from about 400 feet after takeoff at Ceduna killing the 6 personnel on board. The aircraft was one of four Lockheed Hudsons on a ferry flight from Laverton to Pearce in Western Australia. It crashed approximately one mile to the north east of Ceduna airfield.
Four of the airmen are buried in the Ceduna Cemetery.
|Address:||Eyre Highway, Ceduna Airport, Ceduna, 5690|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.12348|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||17-January-1942|
|Actual Event End Date:||17-January-1942|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 23rd April, 2006|
In memory of the airmen killed in the crash of Lockheed Hudson A16-144 on the 17th Jan. 1942
Crash site located 1.2 kms NE of this memorial
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Erected by Ceduna RSL Sub Branch
C. M. Dawes President
S. J. McWaters Secretary