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Kittyhawk A29-24

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:A29-24
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

8 March 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
6 April 1942Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
10 April 1942Aircraft was shot down by Japanese Zero fighters while engaged on a reconnaissance mission to Lae, Salamaua, and Nadzab.
Pilot: S/Ldr JOHN FRANCIS JACKSON, RAAF 493 (Survived)
16 April 1942Write off.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1953, Aircraft status cards - Kittyhawk A29-1 to A29-99 [3 cm], A10297, BLOCK 212.

Record updated on 5 May 2018.


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