|Pilot F/O Raymond Edward Barker, 405711 (survived)
Force Landed May 4, 1944
Built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York. Assigned U. S. Army Air Force serial number 42-105710.
During September 1943, delivered to the Royal Australia Air Force (RAAF) as Kittyhawk A29-528. Assigned to15 ARDRP then assigned to 78 Squadron on March 9, 1944 with code HU-V.
On May 4, 1944 force landed and ran off the end of the Tadji Airfield. Afterward, this P-40 was written off.
Wreckage remained at the airfield until 1974. The fuselage section was recovered in 1974 by Charles Darby and Monty Armstrong,
and shipped to the United States.
Placed into storage at Yesterday's
Air Force, location today unknown.
Pacific Aircraft Wrecks page 17 (lower) 57 (middle)
- Kittyhawk A29-528
ADF Serial - Kittyhawk A29-1134
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February 4, 2018