CRASH OF A KITTYHAWK
AT MILDURA AIRFIELD
ON 25 FEBRUARY 1944
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Kittyhawk A29-45 of No. 2 Operational Training Unit (2OTU), piloted by Sgt. W.J. Ryan (437477) made a crash landing at Mildura airfield at 1115 hours on 25 February 1944. The pilot was not injured.
The Aircraft Accident Data report described the incident as follows:-
"The port u/c collapsed after landing, leg folding back gradually. Probable previous heavy landing."
Kittyhawk A29-45 was involved in an earlier crash near Mildura on 16 August 1943.
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I'd like to thank Corporal Darryl Gibbs of the RAAF Wagga Museum for his assistance with details on this crash.
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This page first produced 29 December 2000
This page last updated 29 December 2000