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  CA-8 Wirraway Serial Number A20-405  
RAAF
5 SFTS

Former Assignments
1 AD

Aircraft History
Built by Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC). Constructor Number 607.

Wartime History
On October 29, 1941 delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as CA-8 Wirraway serial number A20-405. Assigned to 1 Air Depot (1 AD). On November 1, 1942 assigned to 5 SFTS until April 16, 1945 when placed into storage.

Postwar
On September 11, 1946 assigned to CCU(F) Williamtown. On June 26, 1947 assigned to 78 Wing then on May 24, 1949 assigned Finally to School L A Warfare. On October 25, 1950 officially stricken off charge.

References
ADF Serials - Wirraway A20-405
Note: some references incorrectly list A20-405 as the aircraft ditched into Lake Corangamite, that aircraft was Wirraway A20-406

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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