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Kittyhawk A29-21

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:A29-21
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

8 March 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
5 April 1942Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
18 April 1942Aircraft crashed approximately 30 miles NE of Port Moresby while interecepting Japanese fighter aircraft.
Pilot: Sgt RICHARD JOHN CECIL GRANVILLE, RAAF 403923 (Killed)
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-1 Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-21 Code K. Retrieved 5 May 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-40/A29-21.html>.

Record updated on 5 May 2018.


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