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Kittyhawk A29-148

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:A29-148
Units:No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

Timeline

25 May 1945Aircraft was struck by Kittyhawk A29-165 during section attack exercises near Benetook, Victoria. Despite the aircraft being severely damaged, it was successfully landed at Mildura Aerodrome.
Pilot: F/O ERNEST LESLIE GALE, RAAF (Uninjured)

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Operation Training Units 1 to 4 Dec 41 - Apr 44, A9186, 443.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Kittyhawk A29 [Collisions between aircraft], A9845, 25.

Record updated on 3 May 2018.


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