|Aircraft Model:||Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk|
|Units:||No. 75 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
|8 March 1942||Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF, ex No. 1 AD.
|16 March 1942||Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.|
|21 March 1942||Received at Port Moresby.|
|23 March 1942||Aircraft straffed by Japanese aircraft at Port Moresby - cannon shell through engine. New engine required.|
|9 April 1942||Starboard undercarrage leg bent after hitting heap of blue metal on edge of runway while taking off. Landed on port wheel. Starboard wheel collapsed. Extensively damaged.|
|17 April 1942||Unserviceable at No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.|
|22 May 1942||Allotted to and received by No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|8 July 1942||Allotted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|15 July 1942||Issued to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|20 July 1942||Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|2 October 1942||Ground looped on landing causing damage to starboard mainplane, aileron, and wing tip.|
|9 June 1943||Aircraft caught fire in the air and force landed at the Yelta Satellite Aerodrome.|
Pilot: F/Sgt JOSEPH FREDERICK McNEILL, RAAF 411034 (Injured)
|6 July 1943||AMSE approve conversion.|
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.
Record updated on 16 December 2018.
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