|Aircraft Model:||Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk|
|Units:||No. 75 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 76 Squadron, RAAF
No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
|10 March 1942||Allotted to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF, ex No. 2 EFTS.|
|24 March 1942||Received by No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.|
|26 March 1942||Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.|
|30 March 1942||Issued to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF, ex Archerfield.|
|17 April 1942||Aircraft damaged at Port Moresby in interception of Japanese aircraft.|
|21 April 1942||Allotted to No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|7 May 1942||Received by No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|10 November 1942||Received by No. 12 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.|
|9 June 1943||Received by No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|26 September 1943||Received by No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|5 June 1944||Aircraft suffered engine failure and belly landed at Wentworth, NSW, causing damage to airscrew, oil cooler, and radiator. Remainder of airframe undamaged.|
Pilot: F/Sgt NEVILLE LLOYD THORNLEY, RAAF 34772 (Uninjured)
|2 October 1944||Aircraft force landed 5 miles southwest of Mildura airfield after engine caught fire in the air.|
|28 July 1945||Received by No. 1 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF.|
|5 July 1946||Allotted to No. 1 Stores Depot, RAAF.|
|23 September 1947||Approval granted to write-off.|
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, A10297, BLOCK 212.
Record updated on 1 May 2018.
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