Collection relating to the service of 432886 Edward Philip Telford Simpson

Accession Number P02531.021
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Date made 18 May 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Cape Gloucester, New Britain. 18 May 1944. An overturned Boomerang aircraft, serial no. A46-174, code name QE-Y of No. 4 (Tactical Reconnaissance) Squadron RAAF, after a landing accident. Flying Officer S. J. Bromhead, who was flying the aircraft at the time of the accident, was uninjured. Note the broken wheels on the ground beside the aircraft, and the damage to the wing on the right. (Donor P. Simpson)