Alawoona RAAF Avro Anson W2481 Crash Site Back to Search

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Location Vicinity, Alawoona, Loxton Waikerie - South Australia, Australia
Type raaf_accident_site
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On Saturday 25th September 1943 at 2115 hours, an Avro Anson W2481, from 2 Air Navigation Sschool at Mildura, crashed 20 miles south of Loxton.

Crew: W2481:

411766
FLYNN Lawrence Andrew
F/O Pilot
From Glenhuntly VIC

401832
RAPP Albert Nicholas
P/O Observer
From West Brunswick VIC

436065
BOWMAN John Vickery
SGT Observer
From Cottesloe WA

437152
OBST Ronald Edwin
SGT Observer
From Adelaide SA

REPORTS:
Official: Summary:
The aircraft crashed during a night navigational training flight. Cause of crash: Unknown
Eyewitness:
None recorded.

BURIALS/CREMATIONS
CEMETERY
PLOT
ROW
GRAVE
BOWMAN J. V.
Mildura Public Cemetery

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FLYNN L. A.
Mildura Public Cemetery

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12
OBST R. E.
Mildura Public Cemetery

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15
RAPP A. N.
Mildura Public Cemetery

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13

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT/DATE:
Research began 2002,
RAAF accident report dated 25th September 1943
Avro Anson photo of aircraft by type; courtesy RAAF Records
Map courtesy Golden Fleece (H.C. Sleigh Ltd.) 1965 version
Area map courtesy Where Is
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
National Archives of Australia

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Opened 20 September 2020 by Group Captain Glenn ORTON and No. 24 Sqn representatives
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RAPP, Albert Nicholas

Service number 401832
Pilot Officer
No 2 Air Navigation School
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 31 May 1915

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BOWMAN, John Vickery

Service number 436065
Sergeant
No 2 Air Navigation School
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 18 Sep 1924

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OBST, Ronald Edwin

Service number 437152
Sergeant
No 2 Air Navigation School
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 7 Jul 1913

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FLYNN, Lawrence Andrew

Service number 411766
Flying Officer
No 2 Air Navigation School
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 11 Jul 1921

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