|Aircraft Model:||CAC CA-12 Boomerang|
|Manufacturer:||Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation|
|Units:||No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF|
No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
|23 October 1942||Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.|
Completed and ready for delivery at No. 1 AD.
Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
|28 October 1942||Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|17 December 1942||Aircraft collided while taxying at Mildura.|
|31 May 1943||Aircraft swung off runway and overturned while landing in cross wind at Mildura.|
Pilot: F/Sgt R. McDONNELL, RAAF 411468 (Slightly Injured)
|2 June 1943||Allotted to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for repair.|
|7 June 1943||Issued to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|9 June 1943||Received by No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|24 April 1945||Allotted to No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
No. 1 AD Ferry Flight to arrange ferrying.
|25 April 1945||Issued to No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|26 April 1945||Received by No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|6 June 1945||Aircraft struck ground during gunnery exercise approximately 7 miles NE of Parkes aerodrome.|
Pilot: F/O MURDOCH IAN LOCHGHAIR MacIVER, RAAF 435243 (Killed)
|9 June 1945||Airframe to be converted to components by No. 8 OTU.|
|5 July 1945||Approval given to convert to components.|
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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