ADF-SERIALS Australian, New
Zealand & Papua New Guinea Military
Aircraft Serials & History
Sites and Memorials
Higgs, Jose Cordoba and other members of ADF-Serials
For longer than man has flown,
aircraft have "unintentionally" come back to earth. As
you browse through ADF-Serials and read the fate of all
the aircraft listed, you will realise just how many
crash sites there are in Australia. Some accidents have
been no more than a mishap in a hedge, while others have
been catastrophic disasters, resulting in a major
re-think of how aviation is conducted.
In this contribution to
ADF-Serials Grahame Higgs and Jose Cordoba hope to bring
you pictures of the sites we have visited and the
stories behind the crashes. We will be including some
civil aircraft accidents, where we believe the story is
Many aircraft crashes involved the loss of aircrew, so
visiting a crash site can be a sensitive issue.
Please have regard for the
Many crash sites are on
private land, donít go trespassing, ask permission to
access the site first.
In order to protect private property, our policy is to
only give precise locations to bona-fide researchers and
Crash sites are part of our
aviation heritage please leave only your footprints,
take only your photographs.
Specifically we ask please do not remove any wreckage or
debris associated with the accident from the site.
The site may be sacred to the
memory of a loved one and many incorporate a memorial to
this effect. Please treat all crash sites with the
respect and dignity they deserve.
Grahame Higgs, Jose Cordoba, Darren Crick, Brendan Cowan, Martin Edwards
& Anthony Dykes
Page Updated 28th June 2019
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