|Aircraft Model:||CAC CA-7 Wirraway|
|Manufacturer:||Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation|
|Units:||No. 4 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
|12 November 1940||Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.|
|23 November 1940||Allotted to No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|9 December 1940||Serviceable at No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|7 April 1941||Issued to No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|9 April 1941||Port undercarriage collapsed on landing at Amberley.|
Pilot: LAC FRANCIS GILBERT HARPER, RAAF (Uninjured)
|17 April 1941||Aircraft force landed at Coolangatta Aerodrome due to drop in engine revolutions.|
Pilot: LAC VIVAN ARTHUR COLLYER, RAAF 402935 (Uninjured)
|27 April 1941||Serviceable at No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|25 May 1941||Issued to No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|31 May 1941||Allotted to No. 4 Squadron, RAAF.|
|25 March 1942||Aircraft force landed at Melbourne after suffering an engine failure.|
Pilot: P/O JOHN RONALD MOWBRAY, RAAF (Uninjured)
Observer: Sgt CLIVE HADLEY, RAAF 14242 (Uninjured)
|16 November 1942||Proceeded to Port Moresby.|
|22 December 1942||Aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft fire during a tactical reconnaissance mission to Buna.|
Pilot: F/O GEORGE HOCKINGS, RAAF 405250 (Killed)
Passenger: Maj WILLIAM FRANCIS O'HARA, AIF NX100719 (Killed)
|11 January 1943||Approval given for write-off.|
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1942, RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Service Flying Training School 1 to 3 May 40 - Apr 42, A9186, 475.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Aircraft status cards - Wirraway A20-1 to A20-305, A10297, BLOCK 107.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Wirraway A20 [Accidents Part 7], A9845, 107.
Pacific Wrecks 2018 CA-7 Wirraway Serial Number A20-160. Retrieved 17 June 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/wirraway/A20-160.html>.
Wilson, S. 1991 Wirraway, Boomerang & CA-15 in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.
Record updated on 17 June 2018.
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