|Aircraft Model:||Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina|
|Units:||No. 11 Squadron, RAAF|
|26 August 1941||Alighted at Rose Bay from Noumea.|
|28 August 1941||Deoarted Rose Bay for Rathmines.|
|30 August 1941||Received by the Seaplane Training Flight, RAAF.|
|19 September 1941||Allotted to No. 11 Squadron, RAAF.|
|3 October 1941||Departed for Port Moresby, ex Rathmines.|
|21 January 1942||Aircraft was shot down by Japanese fighters, crashing near Yambo, while engaged on a mission to drop radio equipment at Salamaua, New Guinea.|
Pilot: Lt GEORGE LELAND HUTCHINSON, USN (Killed)
2nd Pilot: F/O THOMAS NICOLL ROWE, RAAF 400293 (Killed)
Crew: AC1 KENNETH LAURENCE MURPHY, RAAF 15165 (Killed)
Crew: LAC ARTHUR DROHEN MEADOW, RAAF 9034 (Missing)
Crew: LAC ALLAN DOWNES, RAAF 16809 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt DOUGLAS CHARLES COOTE, RAAF 407763 (Killed)
Crew: LAC JOHN EDWARD BRUCE CRAIGIE, RAAF 22050 (Missing)
Crew: Cpl THOMAS HENRY KEEN, RAAF 9351 (Survived)
Crew: Cpl JACK RAYMOND WYCHE, RAAF 12217 (Missing)
|27 February 1942||Write-off.|
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1953, Aircraft Status cards - Catalina A24-1 to A24-99, A10297, BLOCK 141.
Pacific Wrecks 2018 PBY Catalina Serial Number A24-9 Call Sign VH-AFJ. Retrieved 15 May 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/pby/A24-9.html>.
Wynn, R. and N. Little 2017 RAAF A24 Consolidated Catalina. ADF Serials. Retrieved 15 May 2018 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a24.htm>.
Record updated on 15 May 2018.
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