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  Lockheed Hudson Mark IIIa Serial Number A16-206  
6 Squadron

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed. Constructors Number 6474. Assigned to the U. S. Army Air Force as RA-29 serial number 41-36985. Assigned Royal Air Force (RAF) serial number FH184. Disassembled and send overseas as part of defense aid consignment.

Wartime History
On April 5, 1942 delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Hudson A16-206 and reassembled by 1 Air Depot (1 AD). This Hudson was flight tested on May 7, 1942. On January 10, 1943 assigned to 6 Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.

On January 17, 1943 while parked at Milne Bay destroyed during a Japanese air raid.

Afterwards, the wreckage was assigned to 15 Repair Salvage Unit (15 RSU). Officially stricken from charge on February 11, 1943. Ultimate fate unknown, likely abandoned or scrapped.

ADF Serials - Hudson A16-206

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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