Kwaipomata Point - Tiger Moth, repaired by 15 RSU taking off from the beach

Unit Royal Australian Air Force
Place Oceania: New Guinea
Accession Number ART22085
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 27.9 x 38.1 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description watercolour on paper
Maker Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea
Date made December 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

An aircraft is taking off from the beach. Dargie noted, "After the plane had been repaired by 15 Repair and Salvage Unit, Royal Australian Air Force, the pilot got into the plane in a very bad temper, asserting that all who were there to witness it, were expecting him to crash".