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Kittyhawk A29-93

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:41-25168; A29-93
Units:No. 76 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

13 May 1942Allotted to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF, ex No. 2 Aircraft Park, RAAF.
18 May 1942Received by No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.
23 June 1942Aircraft swung off runway causing extensive damage to starboard mainplane, flaps, landing gear, bottom of cowling, and radiator.
29 June 1942Allotted to No. 5 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
14 July 1942Aircraft held at Station Headquarters, Townsville.
July 1942Allotted to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.
11 August 1942Aircraft missing.
Pilot: F/O ALBERT GORDON McLEOD, RAAF 411807 (Killed)
12 September 1942Write-off.

Photos

Wreckage from RAAF Kittyhawk A29-93 on display at the RAAF Museum, Point Cook

References

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

Record updated on 11 August 2017.


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