Crash of Troop Carrier U.S. Liberator

Location: Rockhampton, Australia

 

Date: 1944

 

Description: In 1944 Liberator was carrying Australian and U.S. servicemen to Brisbane for their leave. It overshot Runway 33 at Rockhampton Airfield and crashed. All on board were killed. They are buried in the Rockhampton War Cemetery.

 

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View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/129043

Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: pictureqld.slq.qld.gov.au/

 

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