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Kittyhawk A29-15

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:A29-15
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.
27 March 1942Aircraft damaged in combat with 3 Japanese Zero fighters - Petrol tank holed; one blade of airscrew holed by cannon; one wheel and one tyre shot through. Repairable at unit.
13 April 1942Aircraft failed to return from an escort mission to Lae, New Guinea.
Pilot: F/O ALLY CECIL CLIFTON DAVIES, RAAF 406124 (Missing)
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 A29-15. Retrieved 5 May 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-40/A29-15.html>.

Record updated on 5 May 2018.


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