|Aircraft Model:||CAC CA-12 Boomerang|
|Manufacturer:||Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation|
|Units:||No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF|
Central Gunnery School, RAAF
|10 November 1942||Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|15 November 1942||Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.|
|19 November 1942||Estimated complete in 3 days at No. 1 AD.|
|26 November 1942||Estimated complete in 10-21 days at No. 1 AD.|
|3 December 1942||Completed for delivery at No. 1 AD.|
|10 December 1942||Issued to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|11 December 1942||Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|11 August 1943||Starboard tyre blew out on landing at Mildura, causing the aircraft to veer off runway and run through irrigation pipe.|
Pilot: Sgt LESLIE EDWARD JOHNSON, RAAF 417958 (Survived)
|31 August 1943||Allotted to the Central Gunnery School, RAAF.|
|5 September 1943||Received by the Central Gunnery School, RAAF.|
|11 October 1943||Aircraft force landed following engine failure on take-off.|
Pilot: P/O HALLIDAY (Survived)
|15 October 1943||Allotted to No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for inspection.|
|18 October 1943||CGS to dispatch complete aircraft to No 1 AD.|
|21 October 1943||Issued to No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|12 November 1943||Allotted to No. 7 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|15 November 1943||Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|26 November 1943||AMSE approved conversion.|
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 12 October 2018.
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