|Aircraft Model:||CAC CA-13 Boomerang|
|Manufacturer:||Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation|
|Name / Nose Art:||SINBAD II|
|Units:||No. 5 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 84 Squadron, RAAF
|23 August 1943||Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.|
|24 August 1943||Allotted to No. 84 Squadron, RAAF.|
|11 September 1943||Issued to No. 84 Squadron, RAAF.|
|15 September 1943||Received by No. 84 Squadron, RAAF.|
|1 October 1943||Allotted to No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.|
|23 October 1943||Issued to No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.|
|24 October 1943||Received by No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.|
|14 July 1944||Port tyre blew on take-off from Mareeba, Queensland, causing the aircraft to swing to the left, snapping both oleo legs. The aircraft finished up off the strip on its belly.|
Pilot: F/O CECIL REGINALD WARBROOKE, RAAF 414614 (Slightly Injured)
|15 July 1944||Allotted to No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot, RAAF, for repair.|
|20 July 1944||Issued to No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot, RAAF.|
|24 July 1944||Received by No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot, RAAF.|
|12 October 1944||AMSE approve conversion.|
RAAF HQ approve conversion.
|20 October 1944||Issued to No. 6 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.|
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Aircraft Status cards - Boomerang CA-12, A46-100 to A46-105; Boomerang CA-13, A46-106 to A46-199, A10297, BLOCK 342.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Boomerang A46 [Accidents Part 2 - see item note], A9845, 206.
Wilson, S. 1991 Wirraway, Boomerang & CA-15 in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.
Record updated on 14 October 2018.
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