They were buried because the fuselage contained asbestos.


Brent M. Eastwood writing in 19fortyfive, makes the following points:
  • Called the Aardvark/ Pig due to its long “snout.”
  • 8,000-pound payload, 1,500 miles range.
  • Twenty-four F-111   As began to arrive in 1963.
  • G model retired in 2010.
  • Thirteen aircraft to museums.
  • Twenty-three fuselages to Ipswich landfill.
  • Wings stabilizers and tail for scrap.


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Source Information: 1945