|Aircraft Model:||CAC CA-12 Boomerang|
|Manufacturer:||Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation|
|Units:||No. 4 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 8 Communication Unit, RAAF
No. 9 Communication Unit, RAAF
|2 April 1943||Delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force.|
|5 April 1943||Aircraft suffered landing accident causing damage to port wing tip, aileron, starboard oleo leg, tail wheel, and centre section.|
|15 June 1943||Received by No. 4 Squadron, RAAF.|
|24 September 1943||Received by No. 1 RS.|
|4 November 1943||Received by No. 9 Communication Unit, RAAF.|
|28 November 1943||Received by No. 8 Communication Unit, RAAF.|
|10 January 1944||Aircraft crashed on landing at Vivigani Strip and ground looped, causing damage to airscrew, port wing, and undercarriage.|
Pilot: F/Sgt ERIC GEORGE DAWSON, RAAF 417345 (Survived)
|14 January 1944||Received by No. 26 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for repairs.|
|7 July 1944||Received by No. 10 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.|
|17 January 1945||Approval for conversion 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 4], A9845, 142.
Wilson, S. 1991 Wirraway, Boomerang & CA-15 in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.
Record updated on 16 September 2017.
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