|Aircraft Model:||Lockheed Hudson Mk. II|
|Manufacturer:||Lockheed Aircraft Corporation|
|Units:||No. 2 Squadron, RAAF|
|20 June 1940||Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex USA with Engine Nos. 2845 and 2853.|
|6 July 1940||Issued to workshops for erection.|
|2 August 1940||Allotted to No. 2 Squadron, RAAF.|
|13 August 1940||Aircraft crashed on approach to RAAF Station Canberra and burned.|
Pilot: F/Lt ROBERT EDWARD HITCHCOCK, RAAF 115 (Killed)
2nd Pilot: P/O RICHARD FREDERICK WIESENER, RAAF 607 (Killed)
Wireless Operator: Cpl JOHN FREDERICK PALMER, RAAF 2130 (Killed)
Flight Mechanic: AC1 CHARLES JOSEPH CROSDALE, RAAF 6673 (Killed)
Passenger: Gen CYRIL BRUDENELL BINGHAM WHITE, ACMF (Killed)
Passenger: Lt-Col FRANCIS THORNTHWAITE, ACMF V159753 (Killed)
Passenger: Brig GEOFFREY AUSTIN STREET, Civilian (Killed)
Passenger: HENRY SOMER GULLET, Civilian (Killed)
Passenger: JAMES VALENTINE FAIRBAIRN, Civilian (Killed)
Passenger: RICHARD EDWIN ELFORD, Civilian (Killed)
|27 August 1940||Converted to components.|
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1943, Aircraft status cards - Lockheed Hudson A16-1 to A16-247, A10297, BLOCK 84.
Wilson, S. 1992 Anson, Hudson & Sunderland in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.
Record updated on 5 August 2017.
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