Twenty-three F-111 disposed of in landfill in Australia

A No 1 Squadron RAAF F-111 Aardvark in 2007. (Photo USAF)

Twenty-three retired F-111 Aardvark of the Royal Australian Air Force have been buried in a landfill in Swanbank, Australia. This has provoked angry reactions from quite a few people in Australia, who believe the aircraft should have been given to museums and municipalities to preserve Australian aviation history. Only seven F-111 have found their way into museums and will be preserved.


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