|Aircraft Model:||CAC CA-12 Boomerang|
|Manufacturer:||Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation|
|Units:||No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF|
Central Gunnery School, RAAF
|16 November 1942||Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.|
Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
|18 November 1942||Completed and ready for delivery at No. 1 AD.|
|24 November 1942||Issued to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|25 November 1942||Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|12 February 1943||Aircraft ground looped towards end of landing at Mildura.|
|23 August 1943||Allotted to No. 83 Squadron, RAAF.|
|31 August 1943||Above allotment cancelled.|
Allotted to the Central Gunnery School, RAAF.
|5 September 1943||Received by the Central Gunnery School, RAAF.|
|31 December 1943||Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|3 January 1944||Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|1 June 1944||Aircraft collided with Boomerang A46-44 approximately 20 miles west of Mildura during a gun camera exercise.|
Pilot: F/O ROGER BYRNE, RAAF 419291 (Killed)
|27 June 1944||Received by No. 5 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.|
|28 June 1944||AMSE approve conversion.|
|1 July 1944||RAAF HQ approve conversion.|
Dunn, P. 2017 Mid-air collision of two Boomerangs 20 miles west of Mildura on 1 June 1944. Australia @ War. Retrieved 12 October 2018 from <https://www.ozatwar.com/ozcrashes/vic85.htm>.
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.
Pacific Wrecks 2018 CA-12 Boomerang Serial Number A46-14. Retrieved 12 October 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/boomerang/A46-14.html>.
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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