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Kittyhawk A29-7

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:A29-7
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

8 March 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
16 March 1942Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
21 March 1942Received at Port Moresby.
28 March 1942Damaged caused by bullet holes to both mainplanes and electrical system.
17 April 1942Aircraft crashed near Bulolo, New Guinea, during a reconnaissance mission to Lae.
Pilot: S/Ldr BERNARD BARTON CRESSWELL, RAAF 82 (Killed)
30 April 1942Write off.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1953, Aircraft status cards - Kittyhawk A29-1 to A29-99 [3 cm], A10297, BLOCK 212.

Pacific Wrecks 2018 P-40E Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-7 Code A. Retrieved 4 May 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-40/A29-7.html>.

Record updated on 4 May 2018.


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