CRASH OF A P-40 KITTYHAWK
AT DARWIN, NT
ON 6 FEBRUARY 1942

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On 6 February 1942, a USAAF P-40 Kittyhawk piloted by 2nd Lieutenant Oscar W. A. Handy (0-425080) of the 3rd Pursuit Squadron (Provisional) crashed at Darwin, Northern Territory. 2nd Lt Handy later transferred to the 13th Pursuit Squadron.

 

REFERENCE

Every Day a Nightmare
American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-1942

by William H. Bartsch

 

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