FORCED LANDING OF A KITTYHAWK
AT STRAUSS AIRFIELD, NT
ON 25 NOVEMBER 1942

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On 25 November 1942, P-40 Kittyhawk A29-51, #41-5738 of 77 Squadron piloted by Sgt Ron Piper (411823), force landed at Strauss airfield in the Northern Territory due to engine overheating and main bearing failure. The pilot was uninjured.

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