CRASH OF A P-40E KITTYHAWK
AT ARCHERFIELD, QLD

ON AN UNKNOWN DATE POSSIBLY IN 1942

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On an unknown date in 1942, USAAF P-40E Kittyhawk, Serial No. #41-5310, piloted by E.D. Ball, ran into a gun mount at Archerfield airfield in Brisbane, Queensland. The pilots attention was distracted by other aircraft landing at that point in time. The aircraft's propellor was damaged. 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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