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Kittyhawk A29-9

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:A29-9
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.
6 April 1942Aircraft force landed on a reef near Bootless Inlet, approximately 10 miles SE of Port Moresby, after intercepting Japanese aircraft.
Pilot: F/Lt LESLIE DOUGLAS JACKSON, RAAF (Survived)
17 July 1942Received by No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for repair.
30 July 1942Approved for conversion to components.

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 A29-9 Code N. Retrieved 4 May 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-40/A29-9.html>.

Record updated on 4 May 2018.


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