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    Default Air] Cadet S.C. Macrae, RAAF, 19/05/1940, Australia

    Hello all,

    Did:

    [Air] Cadet Stanley C. Macrae, RAAF, [1 Service Flying Trg School] age 28, 19/05/1940, Victoria Cremation Memorial, Australia. Place of Death: Point Cook. Cause of Death: Accidental

    die in a plane crash? if so, what plane was involved?

    regards,

    Bart
    <a href='http://www.epibreren.com/ww2/raf/index.html#australia'>RAAF Losses Australia, 10/05/1940 - 30/06/1940</a>
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    Demon A1-13 stalled during forced landing approach, apparent engine failure. At Werribee, 1500 hrs. Pilot F/O G. Moreland slightly injured.

    (NA Australia Demon file) http://www.naa.gov.au/

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    Thanks Ken,

    Can you confirm 10/05/1940 as date of the crash?

    Delivered 29/07/35. Crashed and damaged beyond repair 10/05/40 2 miles south of Werribee VIC. Became Instructional Airframe No.4 10/06/40. - source: <a href='http://www.adf-serials.com/'>ADF Serials</a>.

    Regards,

    Bart

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    Crash was on the 19th:

    http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/imagine.asp?B=6950547&I=1&SE=1

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    Thanks, Amrit!

    Regards,

    Bart

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