This Day in History: 1937-06-19

de Havilland DH.60 Moths VH-UAN and VH-UAV (both on loan from the Civil Aviation Branch to the Queensland Aero Club) collided in mid-air during an air race south-east of Archerfield, Queensland on 19 June 1937. The pilots of both aircraft, Miss E. Tully (flying VH-UAN) and Mr J. Barrett (flying VH-UAV) died in the crashes. Sources: website; Civil Aviation Historical Society;;