16 OCTOBER 1943
CRASH OF P-40 KITTYHAWK
7 MILES SOUTH OF WEST HILL ISLAND, QLD
RAAF P-40N Kittyhawk, A29-511 (#42-105359), crashed into the sea, 7 miles south of West Hill Island about 2 miles offshore (Broadsound area). The Kittyhawk was on its way from Bundaberg to Townsville. The pilot of this aircraft was Sgt. D.G. Willum. This aircraft was delivered to the RAAF in September 1943.
R.A.A.F. Form P.T.81.
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
PRELIMINARY REPORT OF FLYING
"Aircraft of the RAAF 1921- 71"
By Geoffrey Pentland & Peter Malone
"The Spitfire, Mustang & Kittyhawk in
by Stewart Wilson
SOURCE:- Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia
Crash: No. 234
Position: 21.57 - 149.30
Department of Aviation Chart No: 3235
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