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  P-40M-10-CU Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-384  
RAAF
2 OTU

Former Assignments
86 Squadron
77 Squadron

Aircraft History
Built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York. Delivered to the U. S. Army as serial number 43-5877. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia as part of lend-lease.

Wartime History
During June 1943, assigned to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Kittyhawk serial number A29-384. Assigned to 86 Squadron. Later assigned to 77 Squadron and 2 OTU.

On or around April 3, 1945 suffered a landing accident at Rockhampton Airfield. Aftterwards, repaired but tests showed the aircraft was unsafe for further flying. Afterwards, stored for the remainder of the war then written off.

Wreckage
Owned by John Fallis in Lafayette, Louisiana.

References
ADF Serials - Kittyhawk A29-384

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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