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  P-40N-25-CU Kittyhawk Serial Number A29-821  
77 Squadron

Pilot  FLGOFF Henry Douglas Summons, 400106 (MIA / KIA) Kew, VIC
MIA  October 25, 1944

Aircraft History
Built by Curtis in Buffalo, New York. Assigned U. S. Army serial number 43-24309. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia.

Wartime History
During May 1944 delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Kittyhawk A29-821. Reassembled by 1 Air Depot (1 AD). On June 19, 1944 assigned to 77 Squadron.

Mission History
On October 25, 1944 took off from Noemfoor Island on a bombing mission over Manokwari. Last seen entering cloud in the target area and failed to return.

Postwar searches in the area by RAAF Searcher Team led by S/L Keith Rundle and Flight Lieutenant O'Shea found no information about the fate of this pilot.

Summons is memorialized on the Lae Memorial on panel 6.

Rade Au

CWGC - Henry Douglas Summons
ADF Serials - A29-821

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018


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