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Kittyhawk A29-123

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:41-36237; ET883; A29-123
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

3 July 1942Allotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
7 July 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex USAFIA.
9 July 1942Above allotment cancelled, but reallotted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
14 July 1942Issued to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
15 July 1942Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
11 August 1942Aircraft failed to return from intercepting Japanese aircraft over Milne Bay.
Pilot: F/O MARK ERNEST SHELDON, RAAF 402256 (Killed)
14 September 1942Approval given for conversion to components.

References

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

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1961, Operations record book (forms A50 & A51), 75 Squadron. [Unit history sheets], A9186, 95.

Record updated on 4 May 2018.


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