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Kittyhawk A29-29

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:41-5612; A29-29
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF
No. 76 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

10 March 1942Allotted to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF, ex No. 2 EFTS.
24 March 1942Received by No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.
26 March 1942Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
6 April 1942Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
24 April 1942Aircraft force landed in paddock 8 miles NW of Seven Mile Aerodrome, Port Moresby, after aerial combat with Japanese fighters.
Pilot: F/Sgt MICHAEL SEYMOUR BUTLER, RAAF 407220 (Survived)
13 July 1942Write off.

References

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

Record updated on 5 May 2018.


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