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Kittyhawk A29-649

Aircraft Model:Curtiss P-40N-20-CU Kittyhawk
Manufacturer:Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Identities:43-22990; A29-649

Timeline

1 December 1943Received by No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex USA.
6 December 1943Renumbered as A29-649.
1 March 1944Allotted to No. 15 Aircraft Repair Depot, RAAF, Reserve Pool.
11 March 1944Aircraft force landed 20 miles southeast of Rockhampton, Queensland, in poor visibility during a travel flight.
Pilot: F/Lt WILLIAM ALLAN WHETTERS, RAAF (Injured)
9 April 1944Received by No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
1 January 1945Received by No. 15 Aircraft Repair Depot, RAAF, Reserve Pool.
3 January 1945Allotted to No. 22 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.
28 January 1945Aircraft missing between Port Moresby and Lae.
Pilot: W/O RAYMOND JOHN KEYES, RAAF 420571 (Missing)

References

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 A29-600 to A29-699, A10297, BLOCK 218.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Kittyhawk A29 [Accidents Part 19], A9845, 165.

Record updated on 18 September 2017.


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