De Havilland 86A owned by Qantas Empire Airways, ca. 1940

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When: 01 January 1940

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Creator: Unidentified.

Location: Queensland.

Description: This plane crashed at Brisbane on 20 February 1942. Pilot was Cec Swaffud. (Information supplied with photograph) The plane broke up in a thunderstorm soon after takeoff from Brisbane with the loss of nine lives.

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