CRASH OF A P-40E KITTYHAWK
AT CANBERRA, ACT

ON AN UNKNOWN DATE POSSIBLY IN 1942

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On an unknown date in 1942, USAAF P-40E Kittyhawk, Serial No. #41-5455, piloted by Mr. Harris, nosed over at Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. An engine change was required along with partial nose and propellor repairs. The aircraft was relocated to Geelong after the accident.

 

REFERENCE

Document prepared by 1st Lt. Elmore G. Brown, titled:-

"Headquarters, USA Air Forces in Australia
A-4. Aircraft Movements Status & Statistics Section
Location and Status of Damaged Aircraft in Australia"

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I'd like to thank Chris Jamesson for his assistance with this page.

 

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This page first produced 9 June 2001

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