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Kittyhawk A29-12

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:A29-12
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

8 March 1942Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF, ex No. 1 AD.
16 March 1942Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
21 March 1942Received at Port Moresby.
28 March 1942Aircraft received bullet hole damage to mainplane and fuselage tanks during Japanese air raid on Port Moresby.
17 April 1942Aircraft crashed during take-off from Seven Mile Aerodrome, Port Moresby, due to pilot suffering black out.
Pilot: F/O PATRICK SCANDRETT, RAAF (Injured)
30 April 1942Write off.
14 October 1942Conversion complete at No. 3 AD.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Kittyhawk A29 [AccidentsPart 1], A9845, 3.

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 A29-12 Code T. Retrieved 1 May 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-40/A29-12.html>.

Record updated on 16 December 2018.


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