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Kittyhawk A29-1019

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40N-35-CU Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:44-7845; A29-1019
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

1 November 1944Received by No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex USA.
2 November 1944Aircraft renumbered as A29-1019.
18 January 1945Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
28 June 1945Crashed on landing at Croydon Strip, Tarakan, when starboard oleo leg collapsed, causing damage to airscrew, starboard mainplane, starboard flap, and starboard undercarriage.
Pilot: F/Sgt STANLEY GEORGE JOHNSTONE, RAAF 118059 (Uninjured)
30 June 1945Received by No. 11 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for repairs.
4 August 1945Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
7 August 1945Received by No. 11 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.
13 September 1945Received by No. 75 Squadron, RAAF, in lieu of A29-1041.
7 November 1945Received by No. 6 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for storage.
19 November 1946Authorised for write-off.

Photos

Kittyhawk A29-1019 after crashing during landing at Croydon Strip, TarakanKittyhawk A29-1019 after crashing during landing at Croydon Strip, Tarakan

References

Birkett, G. and G. Clarke 2016 RAAF Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk Mk. VI A29-800 to A29-1221. ADF Serials. Retrieved 30 August 2017 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a29f.htm>.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Kittyhawk A29 [Accidents Part 23], A9845, 169.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1946, Aircraft Status cards - Kittyhawk A29-1000 to A29-1079, A10297, BLOCK 222.

Record updated on 13 September 2017.


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