Escape from the Rising Sun
by Allen Metherell
ISBN 978-0-85905- 581-9, (2014, new), Softcover, well illustrated, 206pp, 575 g
$45.00* + POST
Fleeing the Japanese onslaught from Singapore the Metherell family landed in Darwin and boarded an MMA Lockheed 10A Electra, RMA Gascoyne for Broome. The plane crashed in the Leopold ranges, 60 miles from Derby. This is the detailed story of the planes discovery, rescue of the survivors and the repair and the final flight to safety. The unique collection of photographs greatly enhances the book.