Gould Airfield

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Gould Airfield
Summary
Location Batchelor, Northern Territory, Australia
Coordinates 13°05′11.42″S 131°02′13.88″E / 13.0865056°S 131.0371889°E / -13.0865056; 131.0371889Coordinates: 13°05′11.42″S 131°02′13.88″E / 13.0865056°S 131.0371889°E / -13.0865056; 131.0371889
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Gould Airfield is located in Northern Territory
Gould Airfield
Gould Airfield
Location within Northern Territory
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
1,829 6,000

Gould Airfield was an airfield south of Batchelor Airfield at Batchelor, Northern Territory, Australia during World War II.

The runway was 6,000 ft × 150 ft (1,829 m × 46 m).

1945 Lockheed Ventura crash[edit]

On 27 January 1945, a RAAF Lockheed Ventura crashed 800 yards south-east of the airfield, killing all 6 crew members on board.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dunn, Peter. "CRASH OF A LOCKHEED VENTURA AT GOULD AIRFIELD, NT ON 27 JANUARY 1945". www.ozatwar.com. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
Sources
  • National Archives of Australia