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  Lockheed Hudson Mark IIIa Serial Number A16-136  
RAAF
32 Squadron

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed. Constructor Number 6065. Assigned to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as A-28-LO Hudson serial number 41-23206. Disassembled and shipped to Australia as part of Defense Aid consignment.

Wartime History
On December 15, 1941 delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Assigned to 32 Squadron. No known nickname or nickname.

Mission History
On March 14, 1942, destroyed on the ground at Horn Island Airfield during the first Japanese raid by 4th Kōkūtai G4M1 Betty bombers dropping 60kg bombs escorted by A6M2 Zeros that strafed the area.

References
Horn Island page 15-16
ADF Serials - Hudson A16-136
Oz@War Japanese bombing raid on Horn Island 14 March 1942

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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