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  CA-9 Wirraway Serial Number A20-504  
RAAF
4 Squadron

Pilot  F/Lt Henry L. M. Agg (survived)
Observer  P/O Walker (survived)

Crashed  February 3, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by CAC. Constructors Number 705.

Wartime History
On March 8, 1942 assigned to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to 1 Air Depot (1 AD).

On March 20, 1942 assigned to 5 SFTS. During December 14-28, 1942 modified by CAC. On January 8, 1943 assigned to 4 Squadron.

Wartime History
On February 3, 1943 took off from Berry Drome (12 Mile Drome) near Port Moresby piloted by F/Lt Agg with observer P/O Walker on a reconnaissance mission. While landing at Wau Airfield, this aircraft overturned. Both crew were uninjured in the crash landing. On February 7, 1943 assigned to 15 Repair Salvage Unit (7 RSU) and stricken from charge.

References
Aircraft Status Card (Form E/E.88) Wirraway M.K. II A20-504
No. 4 Squadron Operations Record Book (ORB) - February 3, 1943
"6.2.43 –  6 Sorties - Land Recces - WAU and BERRY. A20-504 overturned on landing WAU strip. Pilot F/Lt. AGG) and observer (P/O. WALKER) uninjured."
WW2 Nominal Roll - Henry Louis Michael Agg
ADF Serials - Wirraway A20-504
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for additional information

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Last Updated
January 5, 2018

 

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