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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65551
Last updated: 24 December 2020
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Date:01-JUL-1943
Time:11:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic P40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss P-40K Kittyhawk
Owner/operator:14 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ3049
C/n / msn: 21541
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off Munda Point, New Georgia -   Solomon Islands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lost on ops. Shot down.
NZ3049 was seen to dive into the sea.
A parachute was observed, but the pilot was never found.
P/O J. F. Burton RNZAF, missing, presumed dead.
R.I.P.

Sources:

NZ Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2009 18:33 angels one five Added
01-Mar-2010 21:07 angels one five Updated [Nature, Narrative]
16-Jan-2011 16:40 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2011 13:47 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 06:51 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator]
08-Jun-2013 03:20 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 16:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
12-Sep-2013 02:56 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source]
20-May-2015 01:40 angels one five Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
18-Oct-2018 14:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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