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Kittyhawk A29-13

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:A29-13
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.
24 March 1942Unserviceable indefinitely.
7 April 1942Allotted to No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
13 April 1942At No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
12 July 1942Aircraft failed to recover from a dive, crashing approximately 4 miles W of Marburg, Queensland.
Pilot: F/O PHILIP FRANCIS GRANT HARBOTTLE, RAAF 408012 (Killed)
13 August 1942Received by No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for conversion.
14 August 1942Being converted.
19 August 1942Conversion complete.

References

Dunn, P. 2015 Crash of a P-40E Kittyhawk 4 miles east of Marburg, Queensland on 12 July 1942. Australia @ War. Retrieved 1 May 2018 from <https://www.ozatwar.com/ozcrashes/qld225.htm>.

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 A29-13 Code O. Retrieved 1 May 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-40/A29-13.html>.

Record updated on 16 December 2018.


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