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  P-40N-5-CU Kittyhawk Serial Number NZ3183  
RNZAF
18 Squadron

Pilot  F/Lt Clive Dudley Alfred Highet, RNZAF 401273 (MIA / KIA)
MIA  January 27, 1944

Aircraft History
Built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York. Constructor Number 29636. Assigned U. S. Army serial number 42-105874.

Wartime History
Delivered to the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF).

Mission History
Aircraft crashed into the sea off the Gazelle Peninsula after being shot down by enemy aircraft.

Memorials
Highet was officially declared dead the day of the mission. He is memorialized at the Bourail Memorial at the Bourail War Cemetery on panel 3.

References
ADF Serials - Kittyhawk NZ3183
CWGC - Clive Dudley Alfred Highet
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this profile

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Last Updated
January 5, 2018

 

Tech Information
P-40


MIA
1 Missing

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