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Wirraway A20-358

Aircraft Model:CAC CA-8 Wirraway
Manufacturer:Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:559
Identities:A20-358
Units:No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF

Timeline

22 September 1941Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC with Engine No. 303.
23 September 1941Allotted to No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.
3 October 1941Received by No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.
22 September 1943Aircraft crashed 25 miles NE of Deniliquin during night cross country flight.
Pilot: LAC JOHN FINDLAY COOPER, RAAF 434542 (Killed)
27 September 1943Issued to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
28 September 1943Received by No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
12 October 1943Converted to components.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Wirraway A20 [Accidents Part 12], A9845, 112.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] c. 1946, Aircraft status cards - Wirraway, A20-306 to A20-499, A10297, BLOCK 488B.

Wilson, S. 1991 Wirraway, Boomerang & CA-15 in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.

Record updated on 13 April 2018.


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