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Hudson A16-201

Aircraft Model:Lockheed Hudson Mk. III
Manufacturer:Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Constructor's No.:6468
Identities:41-36979; FH178; A16-201
Units:No. 32 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

5 April 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex US for erection.
22 May 1942Allotted to No. 13 Squadron, RAAF, ex No. 1 AD (cancelled).
25 May 1942Allotted to No. 32 Squadron, RAAF.
8 June 1942Received by No. 32 Squadron, RAAF.
22 July 1942Aircraft was shot down by Zeros while shadowing Japanese shipping north of Buna.
Pilot: P/O WARREN FRANK COWAN, RAAF 407614 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt RUSSELL BRADBURN POLACK, RAAF 411183 (Killed)
Crew: Sgt LAURI EDWIN SHEARD, RAAF 416369 (Killed)
Crew: P/O DAVID REID TAYLOR, RAAF 408206 (Killed)
31 July 1942Struck off records.

References

Birkett, G. 2014 RAAF A16 Lockheed Hudson Mk.I/Mk.II/Mk.III/Mk.IIIA/Mk.IV/MK.IVA. ADF Serials. Retrieved 1 April 2018 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a16.htm>.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1943, Aircraft status cards - Lockheed Hudson A16-1 to A16-247, A10297, BLOCK 84.

Pacific Wrecks 2018 Lockheed Hudson Mark IIIa Serial Number A16-201. Retrieved 1 April 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/hudson/A16-201.html>.

Wilson, S. 1992 Anson, Hudson & Sunderland in Australian Service. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.

Record updated on 1 April 2018.


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