FORCED LANDING OF A P-40
AT COOKTOWN CIVILIAN AIRFIELD, QLD
ON 29 SEPTEMBER 1945
P-40N-35 Kittyhawk A29-1044 (#44-7875) AM-M, made a forced landing at Cooktown Civilian Airfield in far north Queensland at about 1335hrs on 29 September 1945 after take-off for a ferry flight to Garbutt then Breddan. The pilot had seen white smoke emitting from exhaust stack.
The aircraft was held by 27 OBU at Cooktown for repairs.
I'd like to thank Gordon Birkett for his assistance with this web page.
Can anyone help me with more information on this crash?
© Peter Dunn 2015
This page first produced 5 July 1945
This page last updated 05 July 2016