|Aircraft Model:||Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk|
|Units:||No. 76 Squadron, RAAF|
|20 August 1942||Allotted to RAAF ex USAAC.|
|21 August 1942||Allotted to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.|
|3 September 1942||Issued to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.|
|7 October 1942||Held at No. 76 Squadron, RAAF, Batchelor.|
|12 October 1942||Unserviceable at No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.|
|2 November 1942||Serviceable at No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.|
|4 November 1942||Aircraft collided on landing causing damage to port and starboard mainplane.|
|5 November 1942||Issued to 43rd Materiel Squadron, USAAF, for repairs.|
|15 December 1942||Allotted to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.|
|20 December 1942||Held by No. 4 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.|
|22 December 1942||Weather held up delivery of aircraft.|
|23 December 1942||Received by No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.|
|13 March 1943||Aircraft force landed at Potshot Strip due to engine trouble.|
Pilot: F/O ERIC BLAIR TAINTON, RAAF 402009 (Survived)
|28 March 1943||Aircraft crashed 2 miles offshore in the Bay of Rest, Exmouth Gulf, WA, while making a mock attack run on returning US Navy Catalina 101-P-1.|
Pilot: S/Ldr KEITH WILLIAM TRUSCOTT, RAAF 400213 (Killed)
|29 March 1943||Wreckage of aircraft located in 7 fathoms of water and subsequently salvaged.|
|6 April 1943||Issued to No. 17 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.|
|12 April 1943||Allotted to No. 4 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|3 May 1943||Received by No. 4 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.|
|4 May 1943||Approval given for conversion.|
Dunn, P. 2017 Keith "Bluey" Truscott killed in the crash of a Kittyhawk in Exmouth Gulf, WA, on 28 March 1943. Australia @ War. Retrieved 16 December 2018 from <https://www.ozatwar.com/ozcrashes/wa15.htm>.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1943, Kittyhawk A29-150 - Court of Inquiry re accident on 28.3.43 (Late Squadron Leader K W Truscott), A705, 32/24/148.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Kittyhawk A29 [Accidents Part 5], A9845, 7.
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 Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-150 Code IP. Retrieved 16 December 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-40/A29-150.html>.
Record updated on 16 December 2018.
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