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Plaque commemorates pilot Officer Graham Robertson.

Nine USAAF B-26 Marauders from the 22nd Bomb Group based at Iron Range flew their first operational mission on Sunday 13 September 1942. On return from the mission, B-26 Marauder, #40-1433, "Kansas Comet", of the 19th Squadron, 22nd Bombardment Group, crashed short on the air strip at Iron Range due to a blown tire, and ran into a ditch killing the Australian co-pilot Pilot Officer Graham Brindley John Robertson (RAAF, 412717).

Location

Address:Airport Road, Iron Range Airport, Lockhart River, 4871
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.785268
Long: 143.306185
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 2007
Source: MA
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