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Boomerang A46-126

Aircraft Model:CAC CA-13 Boomerang
Manufacturer:Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:949
Identities:A46-126
Name / Nose Art:SINBAD II
Units:No. 5 Squadron, RAAF
No. 84 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

23 August 1943Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex CAC.
24 August 1943Allotted to No. 84 Squadron, RAAF.
11 September 1943Issued to No. 84 Squadron, RAAF.
15 September 1943Received by No. 84 Squadron, RAAF.
1 October 1943Allotted to No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.
23 October 1943Issued to No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.
24 October 1943Received by No. 5 Squadron, RAAF.
14 July 1944Port 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 1944Allotted to No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot, RAAF, for repair.
20 July 1944Issued to No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot, RAAF.
24 July 1944Received by No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot, RAAF.
12 October 1944AMSE approve conversion.
RAAF HQ approve conversion.
20 October 1944Issued to No. 6 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.

Photos

Boomerang A46-126 'Sinbad II' being flown by F/Lt A.W.B. ClareBoomerang A46-126 'Sinbad II' being flown by F/Lt A.W.B. ClareBoomerang A46-126 'Sinbad II' being flown by F/Lt A.W.B. ClareBoomerang A46-126 'Sinbad II' being flown by F/Lt A.W.B. Clare

References

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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