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Boomerang A46-5

Aircraft Model:CAC CA-12 Boomerang
Manufacturer:Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:828
Identities:A46-5
Units:No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

Timeline

27 September 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.
2 October 1942Awaiting operational test at No. 1 AD.
7 October 1942Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
11 October 1942Issued to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
12 October 1942Received at No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
10 January 1943Aircraft swung badly on landing at Mildura and crashed into building.
Pilot: P/O FRANK JAMES CORNALLY, RAAF 420450 (Slightly Injured)
11 January 1943Allotted to No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for repair.
21 January 1943Issued to No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
8 February 1943Held by No. 2 OTU.
12 February 1943Issued to No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
15 February 1943Received by No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
25 November 1943Allotted to the School of Army Co-Operation, RAAF.
15 March 1944Allotted to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for repair.
18 March 1944Above allotment to SAC cancelled.
13 April 1944AMSE approved conversion to components.
1 June 1944Issued to No. 2 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, Aircraft Status cards - Boomerang CA-12, A46-1 to A46-99, A10297, BLOCK 341.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Boomerang A46 [Accidents Part 1], A9845, 139.

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

Record updated on 9 October 2018.


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