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Kittyhawk A29-70

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:41-5599; A29-70
Units:No. 76 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

18 March 1942Allotted to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.
23 March 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex USAAF.
1 April 1942Issued to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.
16 April 1942Aircraft suffered accident causing damage to port wing, port flap, and belly tank.
20 April 1942Unserviceable at No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.
18 May 1942Received by No. 76 Squadron, RAAF, ex Rockhampton.
5 June 1942Aircraft crashed into sea off Townsville, Queensland.
Pilot: F/Sgt MALCOLM GRAEME MILNE, RAAF 407586 (Missing)

References

Dunn, P. 2013 Crash of a Kittyhawk into the sea off Cape Bowling Green about 65 kms east of Townsville, Queensland on 5 June 1942. Australia @ War. Retrieved 2 May 2018 from <https://www.ozatwar.com/ozcrashes/qld266.htm>.

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

Record updated on 2 May 2018.


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