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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65559
Last updated: 17 October 2020
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Date:30-AUG-1943
Time:15:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic P40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss P-40M Kittyhawk
Owner/operator:16 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ3084
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Kahili, Bougainville -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
RNZAF P-40s were escorting a formation of U.S. B-24 heavy bombers in a raid on Kahili airfield.
NZ3084 was struck on the spinner by one of the bombs being dropped and spiralled down, crashing in the sea near Kahili.
Flying-Officer Stanley Logan Duncan NZ415297 R.I.P.

Stanley Duncan is remembered on the NZ Memorial at Bourail in New Caledonia.

Sources:

NZ Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2009 19:16 angels one five Added
27-Jul-2009 04:49 angels one five Updated
09-Apr-2010 20:16 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
27-May-2010 01:29 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
17-Sep-2010 19:54 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
14-Jun-2011 13:25 angels one five Updated [Country, Narrative]
28-Oct-2011 14:01 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Country, Source, Narrative]
21-Jan-2012 05:03 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator]
12-Sep-2013 11:32 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 20:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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