|Aircraft Model:||Curtiss P-40N-1-CU Kittyhawk|
|Units:||No. 78 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 84 Squadron, RAAF
No. 86 Squadron, RAAF
|8 August 1943||Received by No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex USA.|
|9 August 1943||Renumbered as A29-446.|
|8 September 1943||Received by No. 78 Squadron, RAAF.|
|29 May 1944||Received by No. 11 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for 240 hourly inspection.|
|8 June 1944||Received by No. 78 Squadron, RAAF.|
|6 November 1944||Received by No. 11 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for engine change and 240 hourly inspection.|
|18 January 1945||Allotted to No. 84 Squadron, RAAF, as replacement for Kittyhawk A29-441.|
|5 February 1945||Received by No. 22 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, to be held pending ferry to No. 84 Squadron, RAAF.|
|11 March 1945||Received by No. 84 Squadron, RAAF.|
|1 April 1945||Received by No. 86 Squadron, RAAF.|
|8 April 1945||While returning from non-operational dive bombing exercises, aircraft made forced landing at Bohle River airstrip, Townsville, with undercarriage retracted.|
Pilot: F/Sgt KEITH JAMES NELSON, RAAF 439665 (Uninjured)
|11 April 1945||Allotted to No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot, RAAF, for repairs.|
|30 April 1945||Allotted to No. 6 Central Recovery Depot, RAAF, for conversion.|
|29 May 1945||Approval received for conversion to components.|
Birkett, G. and G. Clarke 2015 RAAF Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk Mk.VI A29-400 to A29-704. ADF Serials. Retrieved 14 September 2017 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a29e.htm>.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, Aircraft Status cards - Kittyhawk A29-400 to A29-499, A10297, BLOCK 216.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Kittyhawk A29 [Accidents Part 11], A9845, 157.
Record updated on 14 September 2017.
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