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Kittyhawk A29-100

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:41-35975; ET621; A29-100
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

13 May 1942Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
14 May 1942Issued to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
20 May 1942Aircraft suffered accident.
17 July 1942Unserviceable at No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
11 August 1942Aircraft missing while intercepting Japanese aircraft at Fall River, Milne Bay.
Pilot: W/O FRANCIS PENTLAND SHELLEY, RAAF 402408 (Missing)
12 September 1942Write off.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1947, SHELLEY Francis Pentland - (Warrant Officer); Service Number - 402408; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Kittyhawk A29-100; Place - Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea; Date - 11 August 1942, A705, 163/161/263.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1949, Aircraft Status cards - Kittyhawk A29-100 to A29-199 - Also Instructional No.1, A10297, BLOCK 213.

Pacific Wrecks 2018 P-40E-1-CU Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-100. Retrieved 6 May 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-40/A29-100.html>.

Record updated on 6 May 2018.


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