FORCED LANDING OF A P-40 KITTYHAWK
AT COOKTOWN MISSION AIRFIELD, QLD
ON 5 MAY 1945

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P-40N-40 Kittyhawk A29-1123 (#44-47838), made a forced landing at Cooktown Mission Airfield in far north Queensland on 5 May 1945 after a ferry flight.

 


Photo:- Gordon Birkett Collection

P-40N-40 Kittyhawk A29-1123 at Garbutt Airfield after a later accident on 23 May 1946

 


Photo:- Gordon Birkett Collection

P-40N-40 Kittyhawk A29-1123

 

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I'd like to thank Gordon Birkett for his assistance with this web page.

 

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This page first produced 5 July 1945

This page last updated 05 July 2016