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Boomerang A46-195 
QE-A "Phooey"
4 Sqn, Labuan mid 1945. 
RAAF Museum via Rod Farquhar.

 
     
 

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Aircraft Serial Aircraft Type Const No. Delivered Aircraft history
A46-1 CA-12 824 07/42 served with 2 OTU; Boomerang prototype;
on 29/5/42 it began flight testing by test pilot Ken Frewin and RAAF test pilot John Harper;
on 15/7/42 received by 1 AD from CAC and this exchange between the two continued throughout 1942 and early 1943;
in July 1942 used in comparison fighter tests with a P-40E (A29-129) a Buffalo (A51-6) and a P-400 (BW127) with the Buffalo during these tests loaded so that it approximated the flight characteristics of a Zeke and it was found that although the Boomerang was faster it was out manoeuvred by the Buffalo as well as in diving and zooming;
on 7/2/43 received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 30/11/43 received by CFS from 2 OTU;
on 10/8/44 received by SAC from CFS;
on 5/3/46 issued to 6 AD for storage;
on 21/3/46 it crash landed at Oakey strip Qld causing extensive damage that it was recommended for conversion;
on 13/5/46 it was authorised for write off and so this unique prototype was lost.
A46-2 CA-12 825 08/42 served with 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 17/8/42 received by 1 AD from CAC where it sat out 1942 completing tests and awaiting delivery;
on 16/5/43 received by 2 OTU;
on 31/10/44 received by 8 OTU and from there went to 7 AD on 5/8/45;
on 14/10/45 received at 7 CRD then allotted to CMU at Tocumwal, NSW for storage;
on 14/6/46 approval was given to convert to components.
A46-3 CA-12 826 10/42 served with 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 12/10/42 received at 2 OTU;
on 17/12/42 its prop hit the tailplane of another aircraft [Boomerang?] causing only minor damage;
on 29/11/43 it was transferred from 2 OTU to CGS, then on 9/2/44 it was sent back to 2 OTU from CGS;
on 31/10/44 it was sent to 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 5/8/45 it was received by 7 AD then on the 29th of that month sent to 7 CRD for storage;
on 14/6/46 approval was given to convert to components;
Currently owned by Rick Anderson
An article on the restoration and current status of A46-3 may be found here

Highlight for Album:  Boomerang A46-3

A46-4 CA-12 827 09/42 it arrived at 1 AD from CAC on 21/9/42 and spent all of 1942 there and into early 1943;
on 7/4/43 it was received at SDF;
on 9/7/43 it crashed through a stone wall at Laverton Vic by F/L Alfred John Williams (260538) and from there was sent to 7 AD;
on 27/41/43 it was converted to components.
A46-5 CA-12 828 10/42 served with 2 OTU;
on 12/10/42 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 10/1/43 towards the end of the landing run at the Mildura Strip it ran into a building causing extensive damage to the cowl starboard wing and oleo legs;
on 15/2/43 it was received by 5 AD from 2 OTU and was to be sent to the SAC towards the end of 1943 but this cancelled;
on 13/4/44 approval to convert to components was given;
on 1/6/44 it was issued to 2 CRD at Richmond NSW from 5 AD presumably for conversion;
the fuselage frame was located on a dump at Tocumwal by Greg Batts and given to the Museum at Dandenong Vic.
A46-6 CA-12 829 10/42 served with 2 OTU and 1 OTU;
on 19/10/42 it was received at 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 4/2/43 it ground looped when the port brake jammed;
on 17/2/43 it started to ground loop to the right and it was corrected but ran off the strip heading for some pipes and was braked heavily causing damage;
on 9/11/43 it was received at 1 OTU;
on 8/1/44 it was sent to 1 AD for storage and was to be allocated back to 2 OTU the next month but this was cancelled;
on 13/6/44 it was issued to 1 ES as an instructional airframe and it was approved for conversion on 17/7/44.
A46-7 CA-12 830 10/42 served with 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 28/10/42 it was received at 2 OTU;
on 17/12/42 it was involved in a taxiing accident while at 2 OTU;
on 1/6/43 it was involved in another accident [a belly landing?] and was sent to 7 AD for repairs;
on 26/4/45 it was received by 8 OTU;
on 6/6/45 while involved in a gunnery practice exercise it crashed some 7 miles (12 kms) NE of Parkes airstrip and burnt out.
A46-8 CA-12 831 10/42 served with 2 OTU and 1 OTU;
on 5/11/42 it was received by 2 OTU and and was coded with a large "8" aft of roundel while with them;
on 9/11/43 it was received by 1 OTU but was only there a short time before being put into storage at 1 AD on 11/1/44;
on 13/6/44 it was issued to 1 ES for use as an instructional airframe;
on 1/4/46 it was offered for disposal.
A46-9 CA-12 832 10/42 served with 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 2/11/42 it was received by 2 OTU and had large "9" aft of roundel while with them;
on 8/10/43 it was received by 7 AD for an engine change and returned to 2 OTU on 15/5/44;
on 31/10/44 it was received by 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 25/4/45 it caught fire and exploded.
A46-10 CA-12 833 11/42 served with 2 OTU, 1 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 8/11/42 it was received by 2 OTU and was coded with large "10" aft of roundel while with them;
on 9/11/43 it was received by 1 OTU and coded "D" while with them;
on 17/12/43 it was involved in a belly landing due to the failure of the u/c to lower;
on 21/5/44 it was received back at 2 OTU;
on 11/9/44 it ground looped after landing;
on 16/2/45 it was received by 8 OTU but within a few days was issued to 6 AD for storage and received by them on 4/3/45;
on 13/5/46 it was authorised for write off;
the forward fuselage frame of this a/c is in storage with Matt Denning.
A46-11 CA-12 834 11/42 served with 2 OTU and CFS;
on 9/11/42 it was received by 2 OTU and had large "11" (believed in yellow) aft of the roundel;
on 31/12/42 it ground looped after landing;
on 29/11/43 it was received by CFS from 2 OTU;
on 8/2/46 it was transferred to Point Cook from CFS for disposal,
on 18/12/47 it was granted free issue to the Lord Mayor's camp at Portsea;
on 15/12/48 it was received back at the DAP Pt Cook from Portsea;
on 20/8/51 sold to H Chrisfield for 7 pound 10 shillings ($15).
A46-12 CA-12 835 11/42 served with 2 OTU;
on 16/5/43 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 21/10/43 it was received by SAC from 2 OTU;
on 6/7/44 it was involved in a crash landing at Canberra, ACT;
on 2/3/45 it was received at 2 CRD to be converted to components and approval was officially given on 23/5/45.
A46-13 CA-12 836 11/42 served with 2 OTU; on 11/12/42 it was received by 2 OTU and coded with a large "13" aft of roundel while with them;
on 15/8/43 it was involved in an accident causing damage to the the port wing, forward fuselage, u/c and tailplane;
on 5/9/43 it was received by CGS; on 12/10/43 it was involved in another accident a forced landing at Cressy Vic;
on 26/11/43 approval was given to convert to components.
A46-14 CA-12 837 11/42 served with 2 OTU;
on 25/11/42 it was received by 2 OTU and coded with a large "14" aft of roundel while with them;
on 12/2/43 it ground looped at the end of its landing run;
on 5/9/43 it was received by CGS having an allocation to 83 Sqn cancelled;
on 3/1/44 it was received back at 2 OTU;
on 1/6/44 it was involved in a mid-air collision with A46-44 over Cullulleraine, Vic some 30 miles (50 kms) west of Mildura killing F/O Roger Byrne (419791) with the a/c destroyed by fired.
A46-15 CA-12 838 12/42 served with 2 OTU and 83 Sqn;
on 14/12/42 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 20/12/42 it ground looped on Mildura strip;
on 10/4/43 it was received by 83 Sqn and coded MH-M with them;
on 22/4/43 it crashed at Strathpine strip when turning on landing it hit a tree on the side of the strip;
on 12/11/44 it was sent back to 83 Sqn;
on 18/9/45 it was received at 7 AD from 83 Sqn for storage;
by 17/2/53 it was to be sold to American Aeronautics Corp in California USA without its engine,
over a year later was still being held until on 2/8/55 it was sold to R.H. Grant Trading Co. for scrap.
A46-16 CA-12 839 12/42 served with 2 OTU;
on 14/12/42 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 18?/2/43 it was involved in a minor accident and sent to 7 AD for repairs;
on 18/12/43 it was issued to 1 Engineering School as an instructional aircraft;
on 7/2/44 approval was given to convert to comps but by 1/4/46 this appears not to have happened as it was offered to CDC for disposal;
on 26/11/47 it was sent to DAP to convert but this wasn't done for over another year;
on 8/2/49 it was finally converted and struck off charge.
A46-17 CA-12 840 12/42 served with 2 OTU, 83 Sqn and 8 OTU;
on 14/12/42 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 3/1/43 it ground looped while taxiing at 2 OTU;
on 15/4/43 it was received by 83 Sqn and ground looped that day while landing at the Strathpine strip;
on 25/5/44 it was issued back to 2 OTU;
3 days later on 28/5/44 it crash landed at Broadmeadows with extensive damage sustained;
on 24/9/44 it was again sent to 2 OTU;
on 31/10/44 it was received by 8 OTU;
on 29/5/45 it was involved in a mid-air collision with A46-82 near the gunnery range Parkes NSW while on a reconnaissance flight with both P/O Charles Neil Weatherson (431676) and P/O William Ernest Lyall Foster (264486) being killed and it crashed 10 miles NE Parkes and was destroyed by fire.
A46-18 CA-12 841 12/42 served with 2 OTU, 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 14/12/42 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 15/4/43 it was received by 83 Sqn at Strathpine, Qld and so was one of the original Boomerangs with that Sqn but it was short lived;
on 30/4/43 it was received by 85 Sqn to replace their aging Buffalos;
on 1/1/44 while landing it swung off the strip and ploughed into the bush, so it was sent to 4 AD for conversion;
on 19/6/44 it was converted to components.
A46-19 CA-12 842 12/42 served with 2 OTU and 83 Sqn;
on 24/12/42 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 10?/4/43 while with them it was involved in an accident causing a good deal of damage to the forward section of the a/c;
on 2/9/43 it was received by 83 Sqn;
on 4/12/43 it was involved in a crash landing [at Strathpine strip?] when the pilot [who?] attempted to correct a swing to starboard and ran into rough ground;
it was sent to 3 AD for repairs,
then on 26/5/44 was allocated to 3 CRD for conversion;
on 19/6/44 approval to convert to components was given.
A46-20 CA-12 843 12/42 served with 2 OTU, 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 24/12/42 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 10/4/43 it was received by 83 Sqn at Strathpine, Qld;
on 30/4/43 it was received by 85 Sqn from 83 Sqn to replace the former's Buffalos;
on 14/3/44 it was received at 17 RSU for repairs [accident?];
on 23/3/44 it was issued back to 85 Sqn where it continued with them going to 4 AD for an inspection and returning for the remainder of 1944;
on 21/3/45 it was re-issued to 83 Sqn; on 18/9/45 it was sent to 7 AD for storage;
on 17/2/53 its engine was sold to American Aeronautics Corp for $91,
it appears that the airframe was sold to R.H. Grant Trading Co. for scrap around 2/3/55.
A46-21 CA-12 844 12/42 served with 2 OTU;
on 24/12/42 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 11/3/43 while on a training flight when the port fuel tank emptied the pilot [who?] switched to the other tank but the engine failed and he was forced to land the aircraft;
it was sent to 7 AD for repairs and from there went to SAC on 14/10/43;
on 3/11/44 while landing at the Canberra strip ACT the starboard undercarriage failed causing damage to the aircraft fuselage, prop and the wing;
on 26/10/45 it was allocated to 6 AD for storage but this was cancelled and instead it went to 2 AD on 21/5/46 for storage;
on 13/5/46 it was authorised for write off.
A46-22 CA-12 845 12/42 served with 2 OTU, 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 14/1/43 it was received by 2 OTU;
on 15/4/43 it was received by 83 Sqn at Strathpine Qld;
on 30/4/43 it was received by 85 Sqn from 83 Sqn to replace the former's aging Buffalos;
on 2/10/43 while with 85 Sqn it crashed at Guildford WA killing F/Sgt Archie Harold Duncan McDonald (420031) and was destroyed in the following fire.
A46-23 CA-12 846 12/42 served with 2 OTU, 83 and 84 Sqns and 8 OTU;
on 14/1/43 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 19/1/43 it was involved in an accident when it hit a Kittyhawk A29-82 when Sgt Clement James Joseph Hart (420665) was landing it;
on 10/4/43 it was received by 83 Sqn from 2 OTU but like many before it only stayed a few weeks before being sent to 84 Sqn and believed coded MH-P with 83 Sqn;
on 23/9/43 it was involved in a landing accident at Horn Is strip while with 84 Sqn and piloted by Sgt Keith Leslie Hayes (418409);
on 3/1/45 it was received by 8 OTU from 1 RSU where it had been since the accident with 84 Sqn;
on 25/3/45 while piloted by it overshot the runway at Parkes on landing so F/O Alan Lorimer Capell (427868) retracted the undercarriage and it made a belly landing at the end of the strip;
on 25/7/45 it was considered operationally suitable and had reasonably low hours and was received back at 83 Sqn;
on 18/9/45 it was received by 7 AD for storage;
on 2/3/55 it was sold to R H Grant Trading Co. less engine for $91.
A46-24 CA-12 847 12/42 served with 2 OTU and 84 Sqn;
on 4/1/43 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 17/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn;
on 16/5/43 it was involved in a landing accident at Horn Is? that damaged the prop, the port undercarriage and port wing [pilot];
on 20/6/43 it was received back at 84 Sqn;
on 3/8/43 it crashed into the sea near Jardine River, Qld - Cape York and was written off with only the airframe being salvaged [pilot?].
A46-25 CA-12 848 01/43 served with 2 OTU, 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 24/2/43 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 15/4/43 it was received by 83 Sqn at Strathpine and is believed to have been coded 'X' with them;
on 30/4/43 it was received by 85 Sqn from 83 Sqn;
on 19/5/43 it's prop was damaged in a taxiing accident at Guildford;
on 3/7/43 it was involved in a low flying accident while with 85 Sqn and it sat around at Guildford, WA for the rest of 1943 and 1944;
on 26/1/45 it was finally received at 4 AD at Boulder WA;
on 25/3/45 it was received back by 83 Sqn at Menangle, NSW;
on 4/7/45 it had notched up around 720 hrs on its engine and was due for replacement, so was to be allocated to an Air Depot;
on 17/7/45 it was received by 6 AD at Oakey, Qld but it doesn't appear the engine was changed but was just stored there;
on 13/5/46 it was authorised for write off but it was only stripped of parts;
eventually the remains (mainly just the fuselage) was owned by Hawker De Havilland in Victoria and the fuselage is on display Moorabbin Air Museum.

Highlight for Album: Boomerang A46-25

A46-26 CA-12 849 05/43 served with 85 and 83 Sqns;
on 20/6/43 it was received by 85 Sqn from 17 RSU;
on 16/7/43 it sustained minor damage to the starboard wing tip when Sgt Jones (in A46-97) taxied into it at Guildford WA;
on 29/10/43 it was involved in a landing accident which caused damage to the fuselage and engine;
on 11/2/44 it was received back at 85 Sqn from 17 RSU and was sent for an engine change in August of that year;
on 19/3/45 it was issued to 83 Sqn;
on 3/8/45 it ran off Menangle strip after a normal landing and collapsed the starboard u/c causing damage to the starboard wing [pilot?];
on 18/9/45 it was received by 7 AD essentially for storage and possible repair and it was still there in July 1951;
it was to be sold to American Aeronautics Corp in Feb 1953 less its engine but this wasn't completed and so was eventually sold to R H Grant Trading Co. on 2/3/55.
A46-27 CA-12 850 07/43 served with 2 and 8 OTU and CGS;
on 28/7/43 it was received by SDF from 1 AD for carbon monoxide tests and so only remained for a short period before going back to CAC for some modifications on 9/9/43 only to be returned to SDF on 11/10/43;
on 7/11/43 it was received by CGS; on 3/1/44 it was received by 2 OTU from CGS;
on 31/3/44 during take-off it blew its tail wheel and as a consequence on landing it ground looped [pilot?];
on 31/10/44 it was received by 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 2/4/45 it was received by 5 AC from 8 OTU;
on 28/7/45 it was involved in a towing accident at Fairbairn strip and the repairs were beyond the capacity of the unit;
it was made flyable again by using parts from A46-51 so that it could be ferried to 6 AD and was ready by 11/8/45;
on 18/8/45 it was allocated to 7 AD instead with the Wasp engine to be inspected to see if it was suitable for further use;
by 1/10/46 it was to be stored at Tocumwal, NSW;
it was to be sold to American Aeronautics Corp in Feb 1953 less its engine but this wasn't completed and so was eventually sold to R H Grant Trading Co. on 2/3/55.
A46-28 CA-12 851 01/43 served with 2 OTU, 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 7/2/42 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 15/4/43 it was received by 83 Sqn from 2 OTU but was only with 83 Sqn for a very short time;
on 30/4/43 it was received by 85 Sqn at Guildford WA from 83 Sqn;
on 26/5/43 it was damaged [cause?] and it was beyond the capability of the unit, so it went to 17 RSU returning to 85 Sqn early in Sept 1943;
on 9/9/43 it made a forced landing due to a fuel shortage [pilot?];
on 11/11/43 it was involved in a night landing accident at Guildford and sent to 4 AD for repairs;
on 14/6/44 it was returned to 85 Sqn;
on 25/3/45 it was received back at 83 Sqn at Menangle NSW;
on 10/8/45 while on a Navy co-operation flight it developed engine trouble and forced landing in the sea about 100 yards off shore 1 mile (1.6km) from South Black Head, NSW from where it was salvaged;
on 6/9/45 approval was given to convert to components.
A46-29 CA-12 852 02/43 served with 2 OTU and 83 Sqn;
on 7/2/43 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 23/2/43 it was forced to land due to engine failure while at 2 OTU [pilot?];
it was sent to 5 AD for repairs and while there was allocated successively to 84 Sqn, 2 OTU and eventually to 83 Sqn, all the while sitting it out at 5 AD;
on 19/10/44 it was finally received by 83 Sqn from 5 AD;
on 18/9/45 it went back to 7 AD for storage with items like armament being removed before storage;
on 17/2/53 it was to be sold less its engine to American Aeronautics Corp but this fell through and it was eventually sold to R H Grant Trading Co. on 2/3/55.
A46-30 CA-12 853 03/43 served with 2 OTU, 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 12/2/43 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 10/4/43 it was received by 83 Sqn at Strathpine, Qld but its stay like many others at that time was very short;
on 30/4/43 it was received by 85 Sqn at Guildford, WA from 83 Sqn;
on 23/11/43 it was received by 17 RSU for its 240 hourly check, returning to 85 Sqn on 26/12/43;
on 5/7/44 it made a forced landing due to the port gun enclosure becoming loose or coming off during a non-operational flight and it went to 17 RSU for repairs returning to the Sqn on 9/9/44;
on 14/12/44 it was issued to 4 AD for further repairs and from there went to 4 ADRP until allocated to 83 Sqn;
on 21/3/45 it was received back by 83 Sqn;
on 17/10/45 it was issued to SHQ at Richmond, NSW to be used in the Kingsford Smith film "Smithy" in 1946 this undoubtedly saved it from the scrap heap and during this film it was 'dressed up' as Smithy's Lockheed Altair "Lady Southern Cross" (VH-USB);
on 28/8/46 it was authorised as a free issue to Australian Air League at Pitt St, Sydney;
after that it sat derelict for some 18 years part of that time at Blacktown, NSW until refurbished and painted silver and displayed at Williamtown, NSW around January 1967,
sometime after that it was displayed at the Australian War Memorial and fortunately is now on display at RAAF Museum Point Cook in a more representative colour scheme that it wore with 85 Sqn as SH-B.

Highlight for Album:  Boomerang A46-30

A46-31 CA-12 854 02/43 served with 85 Sqn;
on 4/6/43 it was received by 85 Sqn from 17 RSURP;
on 22/09/43 it crashed at Guildford? WA [pilot?] and only the engine and part of the airframe were considered salvageable so it was converted.
A46-32 CA-12 855 02/43 served with 84, 5 Sqns, 2 and 8 OTU;
on 11/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD and was on detachment with 86 Sqn while serving with 84 Sqn in Sept 1943;
on 24/10/43 it was received by 5 Sqn from 84 Sqn and coded BF-A with the former;
on 9/11/43 it ground looped while landing at Mareeba strip Qld [pilot?];
on 4/10/44 it was received at 2 OTU from 13 ARD but it stay there was short;
on 31/10/44 it was received at 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 7/12/44 it was involved in a mid-air collision with A46-36 while both were carrying out section combat exercises near Parkes NSW with F/O Harry John Kidd (20531) being thrown clear of his a/c and parachuted to safety while P/O Arthur Watkins (435058) was seen to exit his burning Boomerang with his parachute and clothes on fire and was subsequently killed.
A46-33 CA-12 856 02/43 served with 2 OTU, 85 and 83 Sqns;
on 12/2/43 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 3/6/43 while being ferried to 85 Sqn it made a forced landing with its wheels up due to running out of fuel after becoming lost [pilot?];
on 22/12/43 it was allocated back to 85 Sqn from 4 AD where it had been for repairs;
on 23/12/43 it carried out a forced landing at Cunderdin strip WA [pilot?] and was again sent to 4 AD for repairs;
on 1/5/44 it was received back at 85 Sqn from 4 AD;
on 27/1/45 it was received at 4 AD from 85 Sqn for inspection and some repairs;
on 25/3/45 it was received by 83 Sqn from 4 AD;
on 18/9/45 it was received at 7 AD from 83 Sqn for storage and stayed on at Tocumwal when 7 AD changed to CMU;
on 2/8/55 it was sold to R H Grant Trading Company less its engine after the sale to American Aeronautics Corp. fell through in 1953.
A46-34 CA-12 857 02/43 served with 2 OTU and 85 Sqn;
on 12/2/43 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 4/6/43 it was received by 85 Sqn from 17 RSURP where it had been since May;
on 21/8/43 it carried out a forced landing in sea off WA coast but was salvaged and sent to 4 AD;
on 22/11/43 approval was given to convert to components.
A46-35 CA-12 858 02/43 served with 84 and 5 Sqns;
on 11/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 30/9/43 it was received back at 84 Sqn from 1 RSU where it had gone for a wing and engine overhaul in August
however 84 Sqn was now re-equipping with Kittyhawks and it stay was brief;
on 24/10/43 it was received by 5 Sqn from 84 Sqn and it was coded BF-B while with 5 Sqn at Mareeba Qld;
on 9/11/43 it ground looped while landing at Mareeba Qld [pilot?];
on 21/8/44 approval was given to convert to components.
A46-36 CA-12 859 02/43 served with 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 12/2/43 it was received at 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 21/2/43 it was involved in a forced landing when a selector valve broke when changing fuel tanks with F/Sgt Gregory Richmond Board (402845) making a heavy landing and when a cyclist came along he borrowed his bike spanner and turned the selector shaft around to the second tank started it up and flew on to CAC;
on 11/5/43 it crashed at Mildura strip but damage wasn't extensive [pilot?];
on 9/8/43 it overshot the strip and ground looped at the end of its landing run [pilot?];
on 1/11/44 it was received at 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 7/12/44 it was involved in a mid-air collision with A46-32 while both were carrying out section combat exercises near Parkes NSW with F/O Harry John Kidd being thrown clear of his a/c and parachuted to safety while P/O Arthur Watkins (435058) was seen to exit his burning Boomerang with his parachute and clothes on fire and was subsequently killed.
A46-37 CA-12 860 02/43 served with 84, 5 Sqns, 2 OTU, 8 OTU and 83 Sqn; on 11/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD and was coded LB-E with them;
on 28/5/43 it was involved in a taxiing accident at Horn Is strip Qld;
on 6/9/43 it was attached to 86 Sqn at Merauke DNG for 3 days and may have been withdrawn due to damage;
on 14/10/43 it received back at 84 Sqn but as they were converting to Kittyhawks it was sent onto 5 Sqn at Mareeba Qld within a few days;
on 16/11/43 it ground looped while landing at the Mareeba strip [pilot?];
on 5/2/44 it was received back at 5 Sqn from 13 ARD;
on 3/5/44 it was received at 2 OTU from 5 Sqn;
on 5/6/44 it carried out a forced landing with its wheels down because the pilot had become lost [pilot?];
on 8/9/44 it carried out a belly landing on the Mildura strip during take-off possibly due to oil cooler failure [pilot?];
on 31/10/44 it was received by 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 25/1/45 it swung off the Parkes strip while landing [pilot?];
on 25/7/45 it was received by 83 Sqn from 8 OTU after previously been allocated for storage at 6 AD;
on 18/9/45 it was received by 7 AD at Tocumwal NSW from 83 Sqn for storage;
on 2/3/55 it was sold to R H Grant Trading Company after a sale to American Aeronautics Corp fell through.
A46-38 CA-12 861 02/43 served with 84 Sqn;
on 11/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD and was coded LB-X while with that Sqn;
on 6/9/43 it was attached to 86 Sqn from 84 Sqn;
on 9/9/43 it was destroyed by an enemy bomb when it took a direct hit while in the dispersal area at Merauke PNG and was burnt out.
A46-39 CA-12 862 02/43 served with 84 Sqn;
on 11/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 15/7/43 while on detachment at Horn Is Qld a fault was found with the construction and it was trucked out to 12 RSU and then 1 RSU;
on 7/11/43 it was received by 3 AD from 1 RSU and then went to 3 CRD to be converted to components.
A46-40 CA-12 863 02/43 served with 2 OTU and SAC;
on 24/2/43 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 AD;
on 17/5/43 it was involved in an accident [on ground?] at Mildura strip;
on 1/10/43 it was involved in a crash landing sustaining superficial damage;
on 21/10/43 it was received by SAC from 2 OTU;
on 12/6/44 in was involved in a landing accident at Canberra because of the pilot's inexperience on the aircraft;
on 13/9/45 it carried out a forced landing in rough country near Queanbeyan NSW while on a tactical reconn exercise because of a sudden loss of power at 200' [pilot?];
on 16/11/45 it was received at 2 CRD from SAC for repairs and overhaul;
on 4/2/46 approval was given to convert to components;
on 2/11/48 it was issued to DAP presumably the conversion didn't go ahead 2 years earlier.
A46-41 CA-12 864 02/43 served with 84 Sqn and 2 OTU;
on 17/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 8/6/43 it was involved in a crash landing at Horn Is [pilot?] and was sent to 12 RSU for repairs;
on 7/4/44 it was issued to 2 OTU from 13 ARD;
on 10/4/44 it crashed landed at Broadmeadows strip [pilot?] and was sent to 2 CRD where it was crated and sent to 7 AD;
on 19/6/44 approval was given to convert to components.
A46-42 CA-12 865 02/43 served with 84 Sqn, 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 17/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 15/10/43 it was received by 1 RSU from 84 Sqn and was to be sent to 5 Sqn but this was cancelled;
on 30/6/44 it was received by 2 OTU from 1 RSU but was only with them some 4 months;
on 31/10/44 it was received by 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 5/8/45 it was received by 7 AD from 8 OTU for storage and then went to 7 CRD;
on 14/6/46 approval was given to convert to components.
A46-43 CA-12 866 03/43 served with 84 and 5 Sqns;
on 17/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 27/4/43 while F/Sgt James Llewellyn Isles (405448) was taxiing at Horn Is it ran into the tail of A46-55;
on 24/6/43 it was involved in a belly landing at Horn Is [pilot?] and was sent to 12 RSU for repairs;
on 21/11/43 it was received by 5 Sqn from 1 RSU;
on 14/1/44 while on an oxygen test it crashed near Milanda Qld when the pilot selected an unattached belly tank starving the engine of fuel and when making a forced landing it hit a tree stump killing P/O Campbell Alexander Morrison (430188).
A46-44 CA-12 867 03/43 served with 84, 5 Sqns and 2 OTU; on 25/3/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD; on 13/6/43 it was involved in a landing accident at Horn Is; on 8/9/43 it was received back at 84 Sqn from 1 RSU; collided in mid-air with A46-14, 20 miles west of Mildura, Vic on 1/6/44 which resulted in the death of F/O Alfred Sydney Knapman (400806).
A46-45 CA-12 868 03/43 served with 84, 5 Sqns, 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
converted to components 06/46.
A46-46 CA-12 869 03/43 served with Special Duties flight, 1 APU and 83 Sqn;
started with Special Duties flight 11/3/43;
sold to R.H. Grant Trading Co. 03/55.
A46-47 CA-12 870 03/43 served with 83 Sqn and 2 OTU; coded with a large "47" aft of roundel while with 2 OTU; was coded MH-Q with 83 Sqn;
cannibalized to repair A46-100 and A46-146;
the Darwin Aviation Museum has the bare forward fuselage frame of this a/c in open storage at Darwin, NT.

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A46-48 CA-12 871 03/43 served with 84 and 5 Sqns;
on 8/4/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD after the allocation to 83 Sqn was cancelled;
on 18/10/43 it was received by 5 Sqn from 84 Sqn and was coded BF-H with the former;
on 17/3/44 it crashed while with 5 Sqn 12 miles (20km) north of Biboohra Qld while on an Army artillery shoot exercise killing F/O William Kenneth Thompson (409351);
also served on detachment with 86 Sqn.
A46-49 CA-12 872 03/43 served with 84 and 5 Sqns;
forced landing 4/1/44 converted to components 09/44;
was coded BF-C while with 5 Sqn.
A46-50 CA-12 873 03/43 served with 84 Sqn and was coded LB-V with them;
on 11/6/43 Sgt Ronald Vivian Johnstone (410053) made a belly landing at Horn Island when the undercarriage wouldn't come down;
authorised for write off 05/46.
A46-51 CA-12 874 03/43 served with 84, 5 Sqns and 2 OTU;
on 20/7/45 F/Lt Frank Samuel Welshman (423270) from the School of Army Co-Op ground looped the aircraft in strong wind causing collapse of the starboard undercarriage;
converted to components 06/46.
A46-52 CA-12 875 03/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns; coded MH-E while with 83 Sqn and was one of the original Boomerangs with 83 Sqn at Strathpine Qld;
on 9/10/44 W/O Gordon Stewart Cuming (406071) of 85 Sqn in trying to correct a swing of the aircraft on landing had the undercarriage collapse on him;
on 10/9/45 F/O Frank Ian White (400852) swung off the strip whilst landing;
sold to R H Grant Trading Co. 03/55.
A46-53 CA-12 876 04/43 served with 4 Sqn and 8 Communications Unit; on 10/1/44 F/Sgt Eric George Dawson (417345) of 8 CU had a rough running engine while landing on the metal strip at Vivigani in the wet and the brakes were ineffective so it ground looped snapping the undercarriage dropping the aircraft to the ground causing extensive damage.
A46-54 CA-12 877 03/43 served with 84 and 83 Sqns; coded MH-B with 83 Sqn; on 3/4/43 F/O William Neil McCullock (400327) from 1 AD ground loop on landing; on 13/9/43 P/O(?) Clive Hollingworth Winnett (418238) of 85 Sqn got hit by a gust of wind as he crossed the North Pine creek at the end of the Strathpine strip and it swung the aircraft around and sent him off the strip into the trees causing extensive outer wing damage requiring new ones; sold R H Grant Trading Company 03/55; now restored to airworthiness by Greg Batts Qld as VH-MHB.
A46-55 CA-12 878 03/43 served with 84 Sqn;
on 27/4/43 while F/O Gerald William Meyers (411366) was taxiing at Horn Is A46-43 taxied into the tailplane of A46-55 and was sent to 12 RSU for repairs;
used as instructional airframe after taxiing collision with A46-43;
remains formerly with Ron Lee Vic, now with Greg Batts Qld.
A46-56 CA-12 879 03/43 served with 83, 84 and 5 Sqns;
on 30/1/44 F/O Stephen Kent Biggs (432740) ground loop after brake failure at Mareeba Qld with 5 Sqn; coded LB-Q with 84 Sqn.
A46-57 CA-12 880 03/43 served with 83, 84, 5 Sqns, 2 OTU and 8 OTU; coded LB-E while with 84 Sqn at Horn Is, Qld and BF-K with a painting of Peagasus on the cowl while with 5 Sqn at Mareeba Qld;
on 26/5/45 while with 8 OTU F/O Roy Maxwell Madill (35445) ground looped the aircraft causing severe damage to it;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 9/49;
the cockpit remains were obtained by Harold Thomas after the war who in turn passed them onto Greg Batts and then it plus many parts went to the Darwin Aviation Museum and placed into storage with them.
A46-58 CA-12 881 03/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns;
one of the original Boomerangs with 83 Sqn at Strathpine Qld;
on 31/5/45 W/O James Desmond (Des) McLean (428761) of 83 Sqn when landing at Menangle showgrounds strip at 0950hrs had the brake cable snap on landing and it swung off the strip;
converted to components 07/45.
A46-59 CA-12 882 03/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns;
sold R.H Grant Trading Co. 03/55.
A46-60 CA-12 883 04/43 served with 84 and 5 Sqns;
on 15/1/44 it was involved in a landing accident when it ran into a ditch with F/O John Francis McDavitt (428432) being ok;
converted to components 09/44.

CA-12 Boomerang 
A46-60/BF-T 
After a landing accident
5 Squadron, 
Mareeba
15th January 1944
via Mike Mirkovic.

A46-61 CA-12 884 03/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 20/5/43 while with 85 Sqn it was involved in a night intercept of Japanese bombers [over Potshot or Onslow WA anyone know which place?] who dropped bombs wide of their target and the pilot of this a/c for this intercept was F/L Roy Francis Goon (251686) who made sightings but no contact;
on 19/9/43 at 1045hrs F/Sgt Geoffrey Arthur Dean (409821) of 85 Sqn hit a steel wireless mast during some unauthorised low flying;
crashed into water and burst into flames while dropping a message to SS Koomilya off Derby WA 3/10/43 killing P/O Brian Andrew Armstrong (423581).
A46-62 CA-12 885 04/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns;
one of the original Boomerangs with 83 Sqn at Strathpine, Qld;
was ferried by F/L Roy Francis Goon (251686) from Strathpine, Qld to Perth WA from 25/4/43 to 30/4/43 for use in 85 Sqn;
F/L Goon became the OC 'A' Flight in 85 Sqn; coded with a large "R" before roundel and had "Sleepytime Girl" on the cowl with 85 Sqn;
operated as part of a detachment out of Potshot WA;
sold to R H Grant Trading Co 3/55.
A46-63 CA-12 886 03/43 served with 84 Sqn;
on 5/4/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 24/8/43 F/Sgt Edward Arthur Adams (411093) engine cut out forcing him to make a wheels up landing on Cape York Peninsula Qld and during the landing it swung into some trees.

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A46-64 CA-12 887 04/43 served with 84, 5 Sqns, 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 12/4/43 it was received by 84 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 13/11/43 it was received by 5 Sqn from 1 RSU where it had gone to from 84 Sqn;
on 18/2/44 it was involved in a landing accident with P/O Alan Lorimer Capell (427868) being ok;
on 9/7/44 it was received by 2 OTU from 5 Sqn after waiting for some parts for about 2 months and was coded 'N' while with 2 OTU;
on 23/7/44 at the end of its landing run it swung off the runway and the undercarriage collapsed with the pilot being F/O Jack Gordon (401210);
on 31/10/44 it was received by 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 27/3/45 F/Lt John Bligh Sutter DFC (411969) ground loop the aircraft and the u/c collapsed resulting in severe damage to the airframe;
on ??/8/45 it was converted to components.
A46-65 CA-12 888 04/43 served with 84 and 5 Sqns; it was coded LB-P while with 84 Sqn;
on 5/12/43 F/O Kenneth Avenall Linklater (403410) of 5 Sqn ground looped the aircraft causing the u/c to collapse;
on 26/5/44 F/O Rodway Taylor Crossley (413539) ground loop the Boomerang and its wing hit a tree;
converted to components 09/44.
A46-66 CA-12 889 04/43 served with 84, 5 Sqns, 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 16/2/45 F/O Kervyn John Dawes (411486) of 8 OTU while taxiing at Parkes strip using the engine and brake overcorrected and the starboard wing hit the ground;
converted to components 06/46.
A46-67 CA-12 890 04/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns; was coded MH-J while with former Sqn;
authorised for write off 05/46 struck off charge 11/48;
the forward fuselage frame was with Matt Denning and is currently with Chris Jamesson.
A46-68 CA-12 891 04/43 served with 85 Sqn;
on 16/8/43 at 1120hrs F/O Henry Burton Kershaw (420570) of 85 Sqn swung on take off in a crosswind and crashed through shrubs finishing up on its nose in soft ground; on 27/12/43 at 1125hrs the engine failed and it caught fire when overturned during the attempted forced landing killing pilot F/Sgt William James Turnbull (420719).
A46-69 CA-12 892 04/43 served with 83, 85 Sqns and 2 OTU;
on 16/1/44 F/Sgt Colin Mitchell Millar (432841) of 85 Sqn forgot to lower u/c and belly landed at Guilford strip WA;
sold R H Grant Trading Co 03/55.
A46-70 CA-12 893 04/43 served with 85 Sqn;
on 2/11/44 W/O Gordon Stewart Cuming (406071) made a forced landing into trees;
on 8/11/44 it crashed South Belmont, WA.
A46-71 CA-12 894 05/43 served with 5, 83, 84 Sqns and 8 CU (Communications Unit);
on 1/5/44 at 1017hrs F/O Wilson (414115) of 8 CU spun into sea while practicing formation flying off Vivigani.
A46-72 CA-12 895 04/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 12/5/43 at 1130hrs Sgt McDonald (420031) of 85 Sqn swung on landing and ran off strip with the wheels dropping into a ditch;
on 6/7/43 at 1445hrs F/Sgt John Walter Shoesmith (421404) of 85 Sqn made a wheels up landing at Guilford WA when the u/c failed to lower;
sold R H Grant Trading Co 03/55.
A46-73 CA-12 896 04/43 served with 85 Sqn;
sent to School of Army Co-operations in 1945;
to Sydney Society of Model Engineers for Sydney Show exhibit 05/47;
originally with Arthur Griffiths, then HARS,
now with Kent Lee NSW for restoration to airworthy.
A46-74 CA-12 897 04/43 served with 85 and 83 Sqns;
on 6/5/43 it was received by 85 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 17/5/43 at 1804hrs F/Sgt Clive Everard Millar (420424) overturned the aircraft during landing at the Guildford strip;
on 10/6/44 F/Sgt John Walter Shoesmith (421404) carried out a forced landing at Guilford WA after engine failure due to oil line becoming disconnected;
on 24/8/44 F/Sgt John Allan Doyle (423412) hit a drogue being towed as a gunnery target;
on 25/3/45 it was received by 83 Sqn from 4 AD and coded MH-W while with them;
on 18/9/45 it was received at 7 AD for storage;
on 17/2/53 it was to be sold to American Aeronautic Corp less its engine for the sum of (US)$91 but this fell through;
on 2/3/55 it was sold R H Grant Trading Co.
A46-75 CA-12 898 04/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns;
sold R H Grant Trading Co 03/55.
A46-76 CA-12 899 04/43 served with 5, 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 30/5/45 it crashed approximately 1 mile SE of Menangle strip NSW and exploded killing Sub Lt R Vogan who was with 1843 Sqn RNVR.
A46-77 CA-12 900 04/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns; coded MH-S with the former Sqn;
authorised for written off 05/46 struck off charge 11/48;
Fuselage frame was with Gary Dunne then Col Pay,
now with G Batts Qld for restoration to airworthy.
A46-78 CA-12 901 04/43 served with 85 Sqn;
overturned on landing Potshot, WA 1/7/43.
A46-79 CA-12 902 05/43 served with 4 Sqn, 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 15/10/43 F/L Douglas Walter Leckie (250597) of Rescue and Comm. Sqn swerved on landing at Gurney strip, Milne Bay to avoid hitting a Beaufort and ground looped the aircraft;
on 5/8/44 F/O Allan Carter (34448) of 2 OTU was involved in a taxiing accident during travel flight;
 had 2 crash landings with 4 Sqn and coded QE-W;
on ??/6/46 it was converted to components.
 

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A46-80 CA-12 903 04/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 10/11/43 F/Sgt? Dudley Barton Adams (418043) had a landing accident while with 85 Sqn at Guilford, WA when his tail wheel blew on landing slewing the plane violently and breaking the undercarriage;
on ??/3/55 sold R H Grant Trading Co.
A46-81 CA-12 904 04/43 served with 83 and 85 Sqns;
on 25/05/43 S/L Hilson Christopher Newton Daly (260354) had a landing accident while with 85 Sqn at Guilford, WA when at the end of the landing run the starboard u/c folded and the wing hit the ground;
was coded K while with 83? Sqn;
on ??/5/46 it was authorised for write off and struck off charge 11/48.
A46-82 CA-12 905 04/43 served with 5, 84 Sqns, 2 OTU, 8 OTU and was on detachment with 86 Sqn; was coded BF-M with 5 Sqn;
on 29/5/45 it was involved in mid-air collision with A46-17 near the gunnery range Parks NSW while on a reconnaissance flight with both P/O Charles Neil Weatherson (431676) and P/O William Ernest Lyall Foster (264486) being killed.
A46-83 CA-12 906 04/43 served with 85 Sqn;
on 22/5/43 it swung off the Guildford runway on takeoff, hit tree and burst into flames on coming to rest with pilot Sgt Bruce Price Williams (410024) being badly burnt and finally passing away on the 28/5/43.
A46-84 CA-12 907 05/43 served with 5 and 84 Sqns;
involved in landing accident 16/12/43.
A46-85 CA-12 908 05/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 5/5/44 it hit a tree while strafing enemy positions at Galodie village, New Britain and crashed killing F/O Kenneth Avenell Linklater (403410).
A46-86 CA-12 909 05/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 4/6/43 F/O John Maxwell Utber (401866) from 1 AD collided with a stationary aircraft A27-370 whilst being taxied from the tarmac to runway in strong winds;
on 26/7/43 F/L Daniel Kerr Matthews (407004) of 4 Sqn landed too fast and over ran strip crashing into undergrowth at the end;
on 27/7/43 it was converted to components.
A46-87 CA-12 910 05/43 served with 5 and 84 Sqns; was on detachment with 86 Sqn;
on 20/10/43 P/O A H O'Brien (423253) of 2 AP was on a travel flight from Horn Island to Mareeba when he was forced to make a wheels up landing on the beach 20 miles south of Pt Stewart on Princess Charlotte Bay following engine failure;
was coded LB-V while with 84 Sqn;
the outer wings were recovered by Dick Hourigan and the rudder is with Greg Batts.
A46-88 CA-12 911 05/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 5/7/43 P/O James Keith Collier (407114) sighted the US force landing at Nassau Bay NG and dove down to inspect but at 200' he came under fire from US forces and was hit, he banked then hit the water about 50' from shore, skidded across water and ran up the beach into undergrowth and was killed, this was the first Boomerang lost on operations.
A46-89 CA-12 912 05/43 served with 4 Sqn, 8 CU, 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 27/11/43 F/O Daniel Lee-Warner (405747) of 4 Sqn crash landed at Nadzab, NG when he struck a mound of earth left on the runway causing the undercarriage leg to collapse which in turn caused the a/c to ground loop and run into rough ground adjoining the strip.
A46-90 CA-12 913 05/43 served with 4 Sqn, 9 CU, 8 CU, 2 OTU, 8 OTU and 83 Sqn;
on 17/7/43 received by 4 Sqn from 13 ARD to replace A46-88 but its stay was short;
on 3/9/43 received by 1 RCS from 4 Sqn;
on 4/11/43 received by 9 CU from 1 RCS;
on 21/11/43 received by 8 CU from 9 CU;
on 12/8/44 received by 2 OTU from 8 CU;
on 31/10/44 received by 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 5/2/45 F/Lt George Forrest Redman (407066) on returning from a training flight swung on landing and the port leg collapsed;
on 9/2/45 allocated to 6 AD from 8 OTU initially for repairs then just for storage;
on 2/3/45 it was repaired at Parkes (unit's base) by a detachment from 2 RSU;
on 25/7/45 received by 83 Sqn from 8 OTU;
on 18/9/45 received by 7 AD from 83 Sqn for storage;
on 26/1/46 the mainplane was removed from the aircraft at Tocumwal and sent to CSIR;
on 17/2/53 was sold to American Aeronautics Corporation California US less its engine but presumably with its mainplane back for $91 but the sale fell through;
on 2/3/55 it was sold R H Grant Trading Co;
it is now with Ian Baker of Sydney who is currently restoring it to flying condition;
previously it was with Malcolm Thompson of Vic.
A46-91 CA-12 914 05/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 4/7/43 received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 9/7/43 it blew a tyre blew on landing ground looped and overturned at Berry strip NG with F/0 Dare Maxwell Holyman DFC (401790) being ok;
on 11/7/43 received by 15 ARD from 4 Sqn;
on 4/10/43 received by 7 AD from 15 ARD to convert to components.
A46-92 CA-12 915 05/43 served with 4 Sqn, 8 CU (Comms Unit), 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 4/7/43 received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 8/3/44 received by 8 CU from 4 Sqn;
on 12/8/44 received by 2 OTU from 8 CU;
on 1/11/44 received by 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 10/4/45 it swung off the strip while landing at Parkes NSW;
on 20/5/45 received by 2 RSU from 8 OTU for repairs;
on 22/9/45 received by 6 AD from 2 RSU for storage;
on 13/5/46 it was authorised for write off at 6 AD;
Previously with Rod Provan now owned by Plackett/Provan synd. Qld.
Stored for future restoration to airworthy.
A46-93 CA-12 916 05/43 served with 4 Sqn and 8 CU;
on 4/7/43 received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD and was coded QE-S;
on 17/2/44 received by 8 CU from 4 Sqn;
on 14/4/44 W/C L R Trewen (389) of 8 CU ground looped on landing at Vivigani, Goodenough Island;
on 15/5/44 received back at 8 CU from 26 RSU;
on 20/6/44 Sgt John Leslie Keith Andrews (421003) swung on landing and crashed into a tree at Gurney strip;
on 26/6/44 received 10 RSU from 8 CU for repairs;
on 20/7/44 approval to convert to components.
A46-94 CA-12 917 05/43 served with 4 Sqn and 8 CU;
on 4/7/43 received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 10/9/43 F/O Norman Eric Pizer (408514) of 4 Sqn hit an object in the grass on take off which broke the undercarriage off and when attempting to belly land its wing hit the ground and swung into undergrowth;
on 19/9/43 received by 15 ARD from 4 Sqn;
on 26/11/43 received by 8 CU from 15 ARD;
on 25/12/43 after dropping a message over Samarai, PNG a wing tip struck a tree and it crashed into the sea killing F/O Henry Burton Kershaw (420570);
on 29/12/43 received by 10 RSU from 8 CU;
on 5/1/44 it was written off.
A46-95 CA-12 918 05/43 served with 4 Sqn, 8 CU, 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 4/7/43 received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 11/3/44 received by 15 ARD from 4 Sqn for engine change;
on 7/4/44 received by 8 CU (coded ZA-O) from 15 ARD;
on 2/8/44 received by 2 OTU from 8 CU;
on 31/10/44 received by 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 5/8/45 received by 7 AD from 8 OTU having previously been approved operational and to be allocated to 83 Sqn but was cancelled;
on 14/10/45 received by 7 CRD from 8 OTU so it appears never to have made it to 7 AD;
on 14/6/46 converted to components.
A46-96 CA-12 919 06/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 11/6/43 received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD and was coded MH-R with them the second such Boomerang coded so coded with that Sqn;
on 19/6/43 it hit high tension wires spanning the North Pine River just near Strathpine strip but Sgt Roy Eric Ayre (422095) managed to land it safely with bad scarring on the prop blades;
on 23/11/44 received by 6 AD from 83 Sqn for 240 hourly and some modifications;
on 13/5/46 authorised for write off.
A46-97 CA-12 920 06/43 served with 85 Sqn;
on 20/6/43 received by 85 Sqn from 17 RSU;
on 15/7/43 it taxied into A46-26 with A46-97's prop striking the other Boomerang with he prop being replaced in the field;
on 24/11/43 it ran off strip and hit a wheelbarrow that damaged centre section while landing at Guildford WA with F/Sgt Ronald John Webb (409341) being ok;
on 28/11/43 received by 17 RSU from 85 Sqn for repairs;
on 17/12/43 received back at 85 Sqn from 17 RSU;
on 19/3/45 issued to 83 Sqn from 4 AD;
on 20/3/45 it crashed 4 miles west of Exeter NSW while on a ferry flight from 4 AD Kalgoorlie WA to 83 Sqn at Menangle, NSW
W/O Donald Trevor Wrightson (425400) killed.
A46-98 CA-12 921 06/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 11/6/43 received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD and coded MH-O with former unit while at Strathpine Qld 1943;
on 24/1/44 received by 7 RSU from 83 Sqn;
on 22/2/44 issued to 83 Sqn from 7 RSU;
on 18/9/45 received by 7 AD from 83 Sqn when latter disbanded;
on 26/1/49 the mainplane was removed and transferred to CSIR;
on 31/1/51 it was held in storage at 1 AD;
on 17/2/53 was sold to American Aeronautics Corporation California US less its engine for $91 but the sale fell through;
on 2/3/55 it was sold R H Grant Trading Co.
A46-99 CA-12 922 06/43 served with 83 Sqn; on 11/6/43 received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 23/7/43 it was returning from a training flight and it suffered an engine failure on approach to land at Strathpine strip Qld with Sgt Mark Macquarrie Harvey (421976) attempted a forced landing in a small clearing but crashed into a power pole, he was pulled clear unconscious before the a/c was destroyed by fire,
the City Electric Light Co was reimbursed the sum of 141 pounds 15 shillings and 11 pence for damages.
A46-100 CA-12 923 06/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 11/6/43 issued to 83 Sqn and was coded MH-T with them;
on 11/6/43 on arrival it crash landed at Strathpine strip Qld [pilot?];
on 6/8/43 received back at 83 Sqn from 3 AD;
on 20/11/43 while Sgt Leslie Edward Johnson (417958) was landing as number 2 aircraft he over ran A46-146 resulting in collision on the runway;
on 8/12/43 received by 7 RSU from 83 Sqn;
on 6/1/44 it was converted to components.
A46-101 CA-12 924 06/43 served with 83 Sqn, 2 OTU and 8 OTU;
on 12/6/43 received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD and was coded MH-P with them the second such a/c to have that code;
on 20/1/44 received by 3 AD from 83 Sqn then allotted to School Army Co-op (SAC);
on 2/5/44 received by 2 OTU from 3 AD;
on 31/10/44 received by 8 OTU from 2 OTU;
on 25/7/45 received again by 83 Sqn from 8 OTU for operational use;
on 18/9/45 received by 7 AD from 83 Sqn for storage;
on 26/1/49 the mainplane was removed and transferred to CSIR;
on 17/2/53 was sold to American Aeronautics Corporation California US less its engine for $91 but the sale fell through;
on 2/3/55 it was sold R H Grant Trading Co.;
the remains with D Baxter.
A46-102 CA-12 925 06/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 12/7/43 received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 24/1/44 received by 7 RSU from 83 Sqn for engine replacement;
on 3/3/44 received by 83 Sqn from 7 AD;
on 18/9/45 received by 7 AD from 83 Sqn for storage;
on 26/1/49 the mainplane was removed and transferred to CSIR;
on 17/2/53 was sold to American Aeronautics Corporation California US less its engine for $91 but the sale fell through;
on 2/3/55 it was sold R H Grant Trading Co.
A46-103 CA-12 926 06/43 served with no Sqns;
on 4/8/43 it was involved in mid-air collision with Oxford BF983 when S/L James Herbert Harper (251382) of 1 AD while manovering with the Wirraway camera aircraft during photo shoot and had his port wingtip cut through fuselage of the Oxford causing it to spin into ground;
on 9/9/43 it made a wheels up landing at C.A.C. due to an undercarriage lock up failure when returning from a test flight with S/L Derek Randal Cuming (250553) being ok;
on 10/1/44 allocated to 1 APU for test trials and believed used during this time for fin, rudder, center section trials for the CA-14a and issued with a D.A.P. experimental type certificate;
on 8/11/44 received by 1 AD from 1 APU;
on 4/6/45 it was damaged at Laverton, Victoria;
on 15/11/45 received by 1 AD for storage;
on 13/10/47 the mainplane was removed and rest was to be transferred to CSIR;
on 11/3/49 it was issued to DAP and struck off charge.
A46-104 CA-12 927 06/43 served with 83 Sqn; on 13/7/43 received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD and coded MH-H with former;
on 23/11/44 received by 6 AD from 83 Sqn for 240 hourly and modifications and appears to have languished there;
on 1/10/46 allocated to be stored presumably at 6 AD;
on 13/5/46 authorised for write off.
A46-105 CA-12 928 06/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 13/7/43 it was received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 21/8/43 F/Sgt Geoffrey Lloyd Cole (417262) ground looped during a landing at Strathpine Qld; on 22/11/44 it was received again by 83 Sqn from 3 AD;
on 25/6/45 it was received 6 AD from 83 Sqn;
on 13/5/46 it was authorised for write off.
A46-106 CA-13 929 08/43 served with 4 Sqn; first CA-13;
converted to components 01/46.
A46-107 CA-13 930 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 19/8/43 it was received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 28/2/44 at 1650 hrs F/O Frank Masson DFC (408693) had a mixture control failure causing engine to stop during approach to Gusap strip and a balked by C47 he undershot the strip;
on 8/3/44 it was allocated to 11 RSU from 4 Sqn for conversion;
on 28/3/44 approval was given to convert to components.
A46-108 CA-13 931 08/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 17/8/43 it was received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 10/11/43 at 1030 hrs the aircraft rolled onto its back and crashed at high speed into ground 100 yards inland from the sea near Caloundra Qld (other sources have approx 5 miles west of Caloundra) during non-operational aerobatics and exploded killing F/Sgt Edward Lloyd Jones (420569).
A46-109 CA-13 932 07/43 served with 4 Sqn; on 19/8/43 it was received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 26/11/43 it was one of two Boomerangs on a tactical reconnaissance when they were last seen by the fighter escort from 41st FS engaged in combat by 7 enemy fighters near Sanga River (in Finschhafen area) with pilot F/Sgt Alan John Salter (414841) believed KIA as neither the pilot or Boomerang were found in post-war searches (cf A46-132);
after the war S/L Rundle was unable to determine the place of Sanga River and believed it could be the Musa or Songade Rivers and makes reference to another river called Banga which is north of Finschhafen and this confusion has obviously led to the failure to locate the aircraft.
A46-110 CA-13 933 07/43 served with 4 Sqn and 5 Sqn;
5/10/43 at 1745 hrs while attempting to avoid crashing into A46-120 it struck a mound snapping off starboard leg with the wing tip digging in causing port leg to break off with F/L Ian Russell Olorenshaw DFC (416062) being ok;
converted to components 01/46.
A46-111 CA-13 934 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 30/10/43 it failed to return from a reconn op over New Guinea and was last seen carrying out a turn inside a ravine in cloud near Faria and Mindjim Rivers PNG with eventually wreckage of the aircraft being found 1500 yards NW of Mt Prothero in the Mindjin River Valley with pilot F/O Sydney Norman Trumper (413692) being KIA.
A46-112 CA-13 935 08/43 served with 4 Sqn; on 17/8/43 was received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 6/9/43 it went missing after an encounter with enemy fighters in the Hopoi area of New Guinea and was last seen in pursuit of Zero (or Oscar) as witnessed by Major J I McGowen (VB152373) British Army attached to AMF and later a Boomerang was seen diving out of control with F/O Thomas Trevor Laidlaw (401970) declared MIA;
on 12/11/48 the a/c was located near Busa River and the pilot buried with full military honours in Lae Cemetery.
[discrepancy about pilot KIA F/O C.Bter? (405375)]
A46-113 CA-13 936 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 28/3/44 it was burnt out at Cape Gloucester, New Britain [cause?]
A46-114 CA-13 937 08/43 served with 83 Sqn and was coded "MH-O" with that Sqn and had "Bambi" on the cowl;
from early May 1943 this was the usual a/c for the Sqn CO S/L Roy Francis Goon (251686);
on 7/2/44 it carried out a belly landing when the undercarriage failed to lower with F/L J K Furness () being ok;
on ??/5/46 it was authorised for write off and struck off charge 11/48.
A46-115 CA-13 938 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 6/1/44 it carried out sortie with A46-148 and came under fire from enemy ack ack over Orgoruna PNG while returning to base with the aircraft being hit and F/O Andrew Henry Taylor (419490) suffered leg and thigh wounds necessitating evacuation by hospital ship to No 6 RAAF hospital;
on 12/6/44 after normal landing at Cape Gloucester strip New Britain the aircraft swung violently to port and struck bank with F/O Jeffrey Duncan Cameron (6074) being ok;
parts recovered by Charles Darby from Nadzab NG.
A46-116 CA-13 939 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 28/8/43 received by 4 Sqn and was coded QE-V with them;
on 2/5/44 went missing on ops in the Gusap area New Guinea and F/O Ronald Robert Paxton (402133) was last seen 500' over Marukinam 04.42 S and 145.38 E, in clear weather but never returned to base and was presumed MIA;
extensive searches after the war failed to find any trace of F/O Paxton.
A46-117 CA-13 940 08/43 served with 4 Sqn and coded QE-F;
on 29/10/43 holed with shrapnel;
on 24/2/44 caught fire while refuelling at Gusap New Guinea;
on 9/8/44 F/Lt John Charles Cullen (282320) was landing at Newton strip when the aircraft developed swing to starboard and ran up bank and turned over on its back;
on 7/2/2001 restoration not completed to flying condition but registered VH-ZOC;
on 28/1/2004 its owner Arthur Pipe & Steel Australia P/L has withdrawn it from use;
it is now with Jim Whalley and James Edward of SA for restoration to flying condition.
A46-118 CA-13 941 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 28/8/43 received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 25/1/44 damaged by an explosion [details?] and sent to 15 ARD for repairs;
on 15/5/44 received back at 4 Sqn from 15 ARD;
on 28/11/44 at 1040 hrs it swung on take off from Newton Field Nadzab and ran off the strip over a gutter and crashed badly into Kunai grass
F/O Gordon Keith Beard (403852) OK;
on 9/1/45 approval to convert to components.
A46-119 CA-13 942 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 9/1/44 it made a belly landing at Gusap strip NG;
on 26/4/44 it went missing on a recce flight with A46-148 with F/O Lindsay Alfred James Dann (401918) declared MIA;
on 17/5/46 the wreckage and remains of F/O Dann were found near Finistere Range (cf A46-148) which suggested a mid-air collision and he was given a full military burial.
A46-120 CA-13 943 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 5/10/43 at 1745 hrs engine failed on landing approach at Nadzab and it crashed before the strip snapping off undercarriage and overturning with F/O Frank Masson (408693) DFC being ok.
A46-121 CA-13 944 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 11/9/43 received by 4 Sqn (coded QE-D) from 1 AD and flown by F/O Clive Frees in late 1943;
this a/c pioneered the development of low altitude oblique photography in the SW Pacific with 2 cameras fitted into a modified belly tank with an original and very successful sighting device;
on 28/3/44 at 1115 hrs on touchdown at Cape Gloucester New Britain its tail rose then lurched to left and struck a bank with F/O Kenneth Avenall Linklater (403410) being ok;
on 19/9/44 received back at 4 Sqn (coded QE-N) from 15 ARD and had "Olga" on the cowl while with 4 Sqn at Labuan North Borneo mid 1945;
on 22/11/45 received by 1 RSU from 4 Sqn having previously been allocated to 6 AD for storage;
on 7/1/46 approval to convert to components.
A46-122 CA-13 945 08/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 3/9/43 it was received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD and coded MH-R with them the third such a/c with that code in the Sqn;
on 28/3/45 it was received at 6 AD from 83 Sqn for storage;
on 13/5/46 it was authorised for write off and struck off charge on 15/11/48;
it was initially brought back to static condition by Matt Denning Qld as VH-MHR and was rolled out on 27/5/01 at the Aerotec Hanger at Toowoomba Qld;
on 14/2/03 at 1630hrs it carried out its first flight of the restored a/c at Toowoomba Qld.

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A46-123 CA-13 946 08/43 served with 83 Sqn, and was coded MH-? (ie. actually had '?' as the code) while with that Sqn;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48.
A46-124 CA-13 947 09/43 served with 85 Sqn, no code while with that Sqn;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48;
deteriorated fuselage found on a property near Dalby, Qld in early 1980s;
the fuselage currently on display inside the Darwin Aviation Museum is based on the remains of this a/c.

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A46-125 CA-13 948 08/43 went to 1 AD on 23/8/43 then served with 84 Sqn and coded "K" while there; on 17/6/44 at 1125 hrs when F/Sgt Brian James Thompson (429836) was landing his starboard mainplane struck that of Beaufort A9-576 which was taxiing at Millingimbi NT causing considerable damage to both aircraft;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48
A46-126 CA-13 949 08/43 went to 1 AD then served with 5 and 84 Sqns, coded BF-S with "Sinbad II" under a painting of Sinbad on the cowl while with 5 Sqn;
on 14/7/44 while with 5 Sqn it blew a tyre on takeoff from Mareeba Qld swinging the aircraft to the left snapping off both oleos and crashing aircraft onto its belly with F/O Cecil Reginald Warbrooke (414614) being ok;
converted to components 10/44.

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A46-127 CA-13 950 08/43 went to 1 AD then then served with 5 and 84 Sqns;
on 24/10/43 at 1040 hrs while taxiing the port brake failed resulting in ground loop causing considerable damage to port wing oleo leg and centre section with F/O Richard Cecil Turner Burt (262319) being ok;
on 28/4/44 at the end of its landing run at Mareeba strip it swung violently to the left and P/O John Francis McDavitt (428432) couldn't correct so he applied left brake to ground loop to avoid crashing into trees;
converted to components 9/44.
A46-128 CA-13 951 08/43 went to SDF for carbon monoxide tests 27/8/43
served with 5 and 84 Sqn; coded BF-N with "U Beaut II" on the cowl with a man in a tux riding on a broom while with 5 Sqn and usually the a/c of S/L Cook;
on 12/3/45 S/L Nornam Steed Parry (291972) AFC of 5 Sqn made a heavy landing at Piva North strip causing the starboard tyre to burst swinging the aircraft to left heading for the Duty Pilot's tower, so to avoid collision he lifted aircraft off ground but didn't have enough speed and fell back to ground collapsing undercarriage and striking the starboard wing causing the aircraft to cartwheel; converted to components 4/45.
Fuselage now with Kent Lee NSW for restoration to airworthy.

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A46-129 CA-13 952 08/43 served with 83 Sqn; was coded MH-V while with 83 Sqn;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48;
Chris Jamesson now owns forward fuselage frame of this a/c.
A46-130 CA-13 953 08/43 served with 83 Sqn;
went to 6 AD for modification;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48
A46-131 CA-13 954 08/43 served with 83 Sqn;
involved in a landing accident at Strathpine, Qld 15/11/43;
authorised for write off 05/46 struck off charge 08/49
A46-132 CA-13 955 08/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 2/11/43 it was received by 4 Sqn from 1 AD having been previously allocated to both 83 and 84 Sqns but in both cases the allocation was cancelled;
on 26/11/43 it was one of two Boomerangs on a tactical reconnaissance mission and they were last seen by the fighter escort (P-39s) from 41st FS engaged in combat by 7 enemy fighters near Sanga River, New Guinea with pilot F/O Hector Charles Munro (10941) believed KIA as a result of this action though neither the pilot or Boomerang were found in post-war searches (cf A46-109);
after the war S/L Rundle was unable to determine the place of Sanga River and believed it could be the Musa or Songade Rivers and makes reference to another river called Banga which is north of Finschhafen and this confusion has obviously led to the failure to locate the aircraft.
A46-133 CA-13 956 09/43 served with 85 Sqn; not coded with that Sqn;
on 18/4/44 it ran off the strip which couldn't be corrected due to a brake failure and hit a fence at Derby WA with F/L Frank Ian White (400852);
authorised for write off 05/46 struck off charge 11/48.
A46-134 CA-13 957 09/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 31/12/44 seen to crash into a hill and burst into flames in Gevaria River Valley (or Mt Kubari area) NG and a commando unit found aircraft and identified the dead pilot as F/O Eric Robert Staley (401679) who was buried on the spot as there was reported evidence of Japanese being at site before them.
A46-135 CA-13 958 09/43 served with 85 Sqn;
on 10/11/44 it was forced landed by S/L Hilson Christopher Newton Daly (260354) on a beach 7 miles north of Rockingham WA due to an electrical fire behind altimeter in flight after a practice interception;
converted to components.
A46-136 CA-13 959 09/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 15/11/43 it was flying back to base when a USAAF P-38 Lightning piloted by Lt Gerald R Johnson of 9 FS (who became the 5th Air Force's 4th highest scoring ace with 22 victories) fired a burst into the port side hitting mainplane and port tailplane with the aircraft lurching to starboard and lost height finally recovering at 500ft but with the port mainplane on fire and cannon ammunition exploding it was traveling too fast to land so F/O Robert McColl Stewart (408505) lifted the a/c over the river at the strip end belly landed into scrub whereupon it burst into flames and was totally destroyed and all this happened even though it was accompanied by A46-132 and two P-40s;
it was converted to components and Lt Johnson had an Australian flag painted on the nose of his P-38 along with his Japanese victories.
A46-137 CA-13 960 09/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 27/6/44 while on a tactical recce with A46-138 it attempted to drop a message to 5th Australian Division but came down too low touching the water with a wing tip and crashing into sea at Hansa Bay NG killing F/O John Alexander Buckland (429646) with wreckage being found in 3 pieces on ocean floor.
A46-138 CA-13 961 09/43 served with 4 Sqn; coded QE-Z (or QE-L?) with them;
on 3/6/44 F/O Terence William Collis (424150) ground looped it at Gusap strip NG damaging the wing tip and mainplane;
on 27/6/44 it crashed into a derelict enemy a/c and burst into flames while making a forced landing at Awar strip Hansa Bay NG
F/O Norman Leslie Oliver (436020) Killed.
A46-139 CA-13 962 09/43 served with 83 Sqn; coded MH-A with that Sqn;
on 21/8/44 it was involved in a force landing at Blackhall Qld;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48;

Dennis Saunders & Dale Clarke built a replica Boomerang from T-6 and Boomerang parts registered NX32CS
in USA to represent A46-139.

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A46-140 CA-13 963 09/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 17/1/44 it burst a tyre on landing at Pell strip NT.
A46-141 CA-13 964 09/43 served with 83 Sqn; coded MH-N with them;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48

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A46-142 CA-13 965 09/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 31/10/43 F/O Neil Baylee Smith Hutchinson (254808) from 1 AD unlocked the tail wheel too soon and the aircraft swung to right and ground looped;
on 23/4/44 it was involved in force landing due to bad weather at Millingimbi NT;
on 17/5/44 it crashed at Pellfield NT; on ??/5/46 it was authorised for write off and struck off charge 11/48;
now under restoration by Don Brown Kongwak Vic and previously owned by Les Arthur then Jeff Trappett.
A46-143 CA-13 966 09/43 served with 83 Sqn;
crashed ??/4/44, near Mareeba Qld; converted to components 07/44
A46-144 CA-13 967 09/43 used by Chief of General Staff?;
served with 83 Sqn; coded MH-X with them;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48;
under restoration by Lionel Long to static/ground running at Oakey, Qld in original Sqn and codes (ie. MH-X).
A46-145 CA-13 968 09/43 served with 4 Sqn;
on 1/3/44 it started to swing on landing so F/O Daniel Lee-Warner (405747) applied opposite brake but this was defective so power was applied but swing continued wiping off the undercarriage and ground looping the aircraft.
Under restoration by Lionel Long to static/ground running at Oakey, Qld in original Sqn and codes (ie. MH-X).
Now with Jason Smith Qld
A46-146 CA-13 969 10/43 served with 83 Sqn coded MH-D;
on 20/11/43 A46-100 ran into the tail of this aircraft while landing at Melville with F/L Richard Tweedy Holt (404103) being ok;
on 24/5/44 while landing at Millingimbi NT the aircraft developed swing to starboard which P/O Frank Ernest Guymer (418396) 83 Sqn
tried to correct by applying the brake but it went flat causing a ground loop violently collapsing the undercarriage and causing extensive damage;
the remains were recovered by Charles Darby in 1974 and are now located at the Kermit Weeks Air Museum in Florida.
A46-147 CA-13 970 10/43 served with 83 Sqn and didn't have any code with them; authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48;
it was obtained by Camden Museum in the 1960s and from there was purchased by Greg Batts and is currently with Nick Knight.
A46-148 CA-13 971 10/43 served with 4 Sqn; coded QE-K with them;
on 26/4/44 it was lost on a recce flight in NG along with A46-119 and P/O Keith Hindmarsh (405735) was posted MIA;
on 17/5/46 the wreckage and remains found near Finistere Range suggesting a collision with A46-119.
A46-149 CA-13 972 10/43 served with 4 Sqn; coded QE-A with them;
on 17/11/44 it was on an armed reconnaissance along Little Ramu river in the Angetji area when as it pulled out of the dive it hit a tree turned on its side struck another tall tree and burst into flames
4 Sqn's CO W/C Hilson Christopher Newton Daly (260354) being KIA;
on 18/10/45 a patrol officer found the wreckage and remains of W/C Daly who was buried with full military honours.
A46-150 CA-13 973 11/43 served with 83 Sqn;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48
A46-151 CA-13 974 10/43 served with 4 Sqn;
completely burnt out by electrical fire NG 6/3/44
A46-152 CA-13 975 10/43 served with 4 Sqn; coded QE-Q with them;
on 13/7/44 it swung off the strip while landing and hit a bank on the side of the strip with F/O J I Rightetti (418980) who only had a few hours on the type escaping injury;
had another landing accident during 1944 [anyone supply date?];
converted to components 1/46.
A46-153 CA-13 976 10/43 served with 5 Sqn;
involved in landing accident Mareeba, Qld 13/4/44
A46-154 CA-13 977 11/43 served with 83 Sqn;
coded MH-J and had "Wanda Lust!" on the cowl with a scantly clad lady reclining above the name;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48.
A46-155 CA-13 978 11/43 served with 83 Sqn;
on 26/11/43 it was issued to 83 Sqn from 1 AD and coded MH-B with them the second a/c to be so coded with that Sqn;
on 26/9/44 it swung on landing after returning from providing fighter cover for procession to Sydney NSW.

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A46-156 CA-13 979 11/43 served with 4 Sqn;
crashed on landing because there was an object on the strip and the pilot attempted to take-off again,
became momentarily airborne bounced back to the strip and nosed over in soft ground 8/4/44;
next time hit an obstruction while landing at Gusap, NG 15/5/44;
converted to components 01/46
A46-157 CA-13 980 06/44 served with 83 Sqn;
at DAP 24/5/44 for fan cooling and 18inch Dunlop solid tyre trials before delivery to 1 A.P.U ;
sold to R.H. Grant Trading Co 5/55

CA-13 Boomerang A46-157, 1 A.P.U., Laverton, c.1944. via Mike Mirkovic.

A46-158 CA-13 981 11/43 served with 83 Sqn; coded MH-T with them;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48;
the cockpit section of this a/c was with Arthur Griffiths,
now with Mark Walker Qld as rebuild project..
A46-159 CA-13 982 11/43 served with 83 Sqn;
crashed into sea while executing a steep turn over a convoy while on cover patrol for the convoy on 29/5/44 a Corvette proceeded to crash site but found only traces of floating wreckage with F/L Nigel Russell Pugh (410281) not being found.
A46-160 CA-13 983 11/43 served with 85 Sqn;
no code while with that Sqn;
involved in a flying accident when propeller of another aircraft cut its rear fuselage slightly when flying near Yanchep, WA 5/8/44;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48.
A46-161 CA-13 984 11/43 served with 5 and 83 Sqns;
ran off the Piva strip, Bougainville 25/5/45; another accident happened after a tactical reconn on 1/6/45 when a brake failure caused the a/c to stand on its nose; converted to components 1/46.
A46-162 CA-13 985 11/43 served with 85 Sqn;
caught fire in flight over WA 19/3/44 pilot bailed out safely.
A46-163 CA-13 986 12/43 served with 5 Sqn;
converted to components 1/46
A46-164 CA-13 987 12/43 served with 83 Sqn and coded MH-G with them;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48
A46-165 CA-13 988 12/43 served with 83 Sqn and coded "D" with them;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48;
the fuselage was restored to static condition by Ralph Cusack,
then it was purchased by Robert Grienert and is now being restored by Kermit Weeks in the US.
A46-166 CA-13 989 12/43 served with 83 Sqn and coded MH-W with them;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48;
cockpit section was salvaged from Oakey property in 1977 by Matt Denning and parts used in the restoration of A46-122;
the fuselage frame remains are now with Don Brown in Kongwak, Vic for his restoration (see A46-142).
A46-167 CA-13 990 12/43 served with 85 Sqn and coded as 'Z' but had no Sqn code with them;
involved in a landing accident at Guildford, WA 14/8/44;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48.
A46-168 CA-13 991 12/43 served with 85 Sqn;
involved in a belly landing 24/3/44;
crashed near Jackson strip Port Moresby, NG while on a test flight 28/12/44.
A46-169 CA-13 992 12/43 served with 85 Sqn;
was involved in 2 landing accidents with them during 1944 [dates anyone?];
converted to components 1/46.
A46-170 CA-13 993 12/43 served with 15 ARDRP;
on 30/12/43 it was allocated to 15 ARDRP;
on 28/1/44 it crashed near the strip (one of the Pt Moresby ones?) and written off.
A46-171 CA-13 994 01/44 served with 4 Sqn;
on ??/3/44 it crashed on landing at Cape Gloucester New Britain;
also involved in another landing accident ??/??/44.
A46-172 CA-13 995 01/44 served with 4 Sqn;
on 2/5/44 it crashed on a test flight from Nadzab NG and burnt out and F/O Lloyd Arthur Perry (416190) was killed when he parachuted out a low level and it failed to open fully;
on ??/5/44 it was written off.
A46-173 CA-13 996 01/44 served with 83 Sqn;
on 22/5/44 it crashed and burnt 1 mile inland between Arrowsmith and Cape Sheilds NT after the engine caught fire at low altitude giving F/O Roy Eric Ayre (422095) no time to parachute out;
the remains of the aircraft have since been recovered to Nhulunbuy (Gove) airport by the local historic group.
A46-174 CA-13 997 01/44 served with 4 Sqn; coded QE-Y with that Sqn;
on returning from a tactical reconnaissance crashed on landing Cape Gloucester, New Britain 18/5/44;
involved in another crash landing at Nadzab ??/??/45 damaging the leading edge of both wings and twisting the fuselage;
parts recovered by Charles Darby from Nadzab, NG;
a/c is now with Kermit Weeks.
A46-175 CA-13 998 02/44 served with 5 Sqn and coded BF-C with them;
involved in a landing accident at Piva strip Bougainville 9/5/45 (ran off the strip).
A46-176 CA-13 999 02/44 served with 5 Sqn coded BF-E (or BF-F);
at the DAP complex 21/1/44;
cvtd to components 1/46.
A46-177 CA-13 1000 02/44 served with 5 Sqn and coded BF-W;
at the DAP complex 19/1/44;
cvtd to components 1/46.
A46-178 CA-13 1001 02/44 served with 5 Sqn and coded BF-T and later BF-L at Bougainville with '178' on the cowl;
at the DAP (Dept of Aircraft Production) 12/1/44 prior to delivery;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-179 CA-13 1002 02/44 served with 5 Sqn coded BF-R; had 'Recce Robin' with a pair of binoculars with wing against a white cloud just aft of the cowl;
converted to components 1/46; [one source has this in 4 Sqn as QE-W "Bouncing Bid"].
A46-180 CA-13 1003 04/44 sent to 1 APU 22/2/44[?] for carbon monoxide trials;
not coded;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48.
A46-181 CA-13 1004 03/44 served with 4 Sqn;
on 17/1/45 it was fired upon by 4 machine guns when at 150' near West Wewak, NG
F/L Ronald Munro Skuthorp (406117) seen flying away losing height the a/c was stalled into the treetops and when it impacted the ground exploded and burst into flames killing F/L Skuthorp;
on 23/1/46 the crash site was found and the remains retrieved and given a full military burial.
A46-182 CA-13 1005 03/44 served with 5 Sqn and coded BF-H;
involved in a landing accident at Cape Hoskin, New Britain 12/3/45;
converted to components 8/45.
A46-183 CA-13 1006 03/44 served with 4 Sqn;
on 26/6/44 received by 4 Sqn (coded QE-P) from 15 ARDRP;
on 22/11/45 received by 1 RSU from 4 Sqn having previously been allocated to 6 AD for storage;
 on 7/1/46 approval to convert to components.
A46-184 CA-13 1007 03/44 served with 15 ARDP and 4 Sqn;
no known code; authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48.
A46-185 CA-13 1008 03/44 used by 1 APU for fighter bomber trials from 28/3/45 not coded while with 1 APU;
sold R.H.Grant Trading Co. 3/55
A46-186 CA-13 1009 03/44 served with 5 Sqn;
ground looped at Mareeba, Qld after test flight 19/4/44.
A46-187 CA-13 1010 04/44 served with 4 Sqn and coded QE-F with them;
involved in landing accident at Gusap, NG 22/8/44;
converted to components 1/46.

CA-13 Boomerang 
A46-187/QE-F 
'Ginger' Megs,
4 Squadron, 
Gusap,  c.1944.
 via Mike Mirkovic.

A46-188 CA-13 1011 04/44 served with 5 Sqn;
involved in a landing accident 4/10/44 when it ran off the airstrip at Mareeba? and into a culvert.
A46-189 CA-13 1012 04/44 served with 5 Sqn;
on 11/1/45 it was leading 21 and 14 Sqns RNZAF Corsairs on a strike on enemy positions at Mawaraka, Bougainville,
after the second smoke bomb drop the aircraft was seen to shudder and crash from about 140ft up,
it burst into flames killing F/L Walter Ross Vernon (413455).
A46-190 CA-13 1013 04/44 served with 5 Sqn;
ran off the Piva North strip, Bougainville after a tactical reconn 29/12/44;
converted to components on Bougainville 12/45;
remains burnt at New Year party.
A46-191 CA-13 1014 04/44 served with 4 Sqn;
landing accident after brake failure at Jackson strip, Port Moresby 31/1/45;
converted to components 1/46

CA-13 Boomerang 
A46-191/QE-H 
'On the Job' 
With pilot and ground crew, 
4 Squadron 
Nadzab 
c.1944 
via Mike Mirkovic

A46-192 CA-13 1015 04/44 served with 5 Sqn;
on 24/4/44 it was received by 5 Sqn from 1 AD and coded BF-H with them;
on 5/11/44 it crashed at the top of the gorge of Spear Creek while flying low between hills on a tactical reconn of roads leading from Mount Molloy Qld killing F/O Robert John Granger (434950) and the aircraft was burnt out;
in 1983 the outer wing and 'pineapple' exhaust was recovered by Greg Batts and used as templates in the rebuild of his a/c A46-54.
A46-193 CA-13 1016 04/44 served with 4 Sqn;
coded QE-H with them and had "Struth!" on the cowl with a cowboy cartoon character holding a gun just aft of the cowl;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-194 CA-13 1017 04/44 served with 4 Sqn;
coded QE-K with them and had 'The Grim Reaper' on the cowl with grim reaper motif aft of the cowl; often flown by F/L E V Walliker the CO of 4 Sqn;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-195 CA-13 1018 04/44 served with 4 Sqn;
was coded QE-A with "Phooey" and a picture of Donald Duck to the rear of the word on the cowl while at Labuan, North Borneo mid 1945;
crashed Labuan strip 29/7/45.

Boomerang A46-195 
QE-A "Phooey"
4 Sqn, Labuan mid 1945. 
RAAF Museum via Rod Farquhar.

A46-196 CA-13 1019 05/44 served with 5 Sqn;
at the DAP complex 11/5/44;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-197 CA-13 1020 04/44 served with 4 Sqn;
was coded QE-L and was usually the a/c of P/O P Easton crashed at Wau strip NG 31/8/44;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-198 CA-13 1021 04/44 at 1 RSU; converted to components 1/46.
A46-199 CA-13 1022 05/44 served with 4 Sqn;
coded QE-Y with them and had "Home James" on the cowl;
F/L Jack Archer is known to have flown this a/c;
involved in a landing accident at Labuan strip North Borneo 2/8/45 when it hit a soft spot on the strip and swung off the strip into mud;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-200 CA-13 1023 05/44 served with 5 Sqn and coded BF-A with them;
converted to components 1/46.

Highlight for Album: Boomerang A46-200

A46-201 CA-19 1024 05/44 served with 5 Sqn;
first CA-19;
at the DAP complex from 28/4/44 to 11/5/44;
aircraft turned over after landing at Piva North strip, Bougainville 13/4/45.
A46-202 CA-19 1025 05/44 served with 5 Sqn;
 belly landed at the end of the strip after taking off from Mareeba, Qld 1/10/44.
A46-203 CA-19 1026 06/44 served with 5 Sqn;
on 11/7/44 it was received by 5 Sqn from 1 AD;
on 28/4/44 it was known to be at the DAP complex;
on 23/5/45 it flew into a tree while strafing Japanese troops position but managed [pilot?] to land back at Tadji strip NG and was sent to 12 RSU for repairs;
on 10/6/45 it was received back at 5 Sqn from 12 RSU;
on 7/1/46 approval was given to convert to components.
A46-204 CA-19 1027 06/44 served with 4 Sqn;
ground looped while at Nadzab, NG 3/8/44;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-205 CA-19 1028 06/44 served with 4 Sqn;
at Fisherman's Bend 15/6/44 prior to delivery to RAAF;
overshot Wau strip and hit army truck 27/8/44;
parts recovered by Charles Darby from Nadzab, NG.

Highlight for Album: Boomerang A46-205

A46-206 CA-19 1029 06/44 served with 83 Sqn;
on 27/7/44 it was received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD and coded MH-Y with them and named 'Millingimbi Ghost' with a ghost figure firing at a Japanese plane aft of the cowl;
on 28/3/45 received by 6 AD from 83 Sqn for storage;
on 13/5/46 it was authorised for write off; on 15/11/48 struck off charge;
in 1990 restored to flying condition by Guido Zuccoli and now flying as VH-BOM being displayed in its original markings of 83 Sqn; In 5/2007 Lyn Zuccoli donated the aircraft to Museum of Australian Army Flying (MAAF);
the exhausts of A46-54 -122 and -165 were used as templates for the exhausts of this a/c.

Highlight for Album: Boomerang A46-206

A46-207 CA-19 1030 07/44 served with 83 Sqn; on 25/7/44 it was issued to 83 Sqn from 1 AD and was coded MH-U with them;
on 27/7/44 it was involved in a landing accident at Gorrie strip NT when there was a failure in the braking system;
on 20/4/45 it was issued to 6 AD from 14 ARD;
on 15/6/45 it was damaged in a taxiing accident when it ground looped and the port undercarriage collapsed and it was recommended for conversion;
on 27/8/45 it was issued to 8 CRD from 14 ARD for conversion.
A46-208 CA-19 1031 07/44 served with 83 Sqn; on 14/6/44 it was at DAP complex awaiting delivery;
on 27/7/44 it was received by 83 Sqn from 1 AD and coded MH-Z with them;
on 27/3/45 it was received by 6 AD from 83 Sqn for storage;
on 13/5/46 it authorised for write off and struck off charge 15/11/48.
A46-209 CA-19 1032 07/44 served with 4 Sqn; coded QE-J and had "Batchelor Son" on the cowl with a cartoon bomb having 2 legs with shoes and 2 arms with a gun in one and an egg(?) in the other while with 4 Sqn;
landing accident Labuan strip Labuan Is 2/8/45.
A46-210 CA-19 1033 07/44 served with 4 Sqn; coded QE-I with 4 Sqn;
at DAP awaiting delivery 19/6/44;
converted to components 1/45.
A46-211 CA-19 1034 07/44 served with 4 Sqn and 5 Sqn;
from this aircraft on all Boomerangs had ability for a F24 vertical camera installed in the rear fuselage;
on 20/8/44 received by 4 Sqn from 15 ARD;
on 5/2/45 hit a tree while strafing in the Sepik area NG and sent to 10 RSU for repairs;
on 21/7/45 received by 5 Sqn from 10 RSU;
on 24/8/45 brake failure at Piva strip Bougainville and it ran off the strip.
A46-212 CA-19 1035 07/44 served with 5 Sqn;
coded BF-O with them; at DAP awaiting delivery 19/6/44;
converted to components 01/46
A46-213 CA-19 1036 07/44 served with 4 Sqn;
ground looped at Nadzab, NG 16/9/44;
while taking off at Labuan strip it ground looped again avoiding a Spitfire of 457 Sqn on 1/8/45.
A46-214 CA-19 1037 08/44 served with 5 Sqn;
coded BF-T with that Sqn with P/O Prune painting on the cowl;
converted to components 01/45.

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A46-215 CA-19 1038 08/44 served with 5 Sqn; converted to components 01/46
A46-216 CA-19 1039 08/44 served with 5 Sqn;
on 6/2/45 while returning from an ops of leading RNZAF Corsairs to their target the Boomerang, accompanied by another a/c, was flying at 50' when it pitched down and crashed into the sea off Bougainville killing pilot P/O Moreland James Oxley (435623) and was written off;
around 6/2/45 a barge arrived at the site of the crash but they only found a wing fuel tank and no pilot.
A46-217 CA-19 1040 08/44 served with 4 and 5 Sqns;
was coded QE-G and had "Hep Cat" on the cowl with a painting of a cat in a stripped jumper to the rear of the words while with 4 Sqn at Morotai, Halmaheras around April 1945;
swung off Cape Hoskins strip New Britain on 12/2/45 while with 5 Sqn;
converted to components 08/45.
A46-218 CA-19 1041 08/44 served with 5 Sqn; crashed at Cape Hoskins strip New Britain on 22/2/45; converted to components 07/45.
A46-219 CA-19 1042 09/44 served with 5 Sqn;
crashed at Garbutt strip Townsville, Qld on 21/2/45;
had a heavy landing at Piva strip Bougainville on 17/10/45;
authorised for write off 05/46 struck off charge 11/48.
A46-220 CA-19 1043 09/44 served with 5 Sqn;
ground looped on take off from Mareeba strip Qld 19/10/44;
converted to components 01/46
A46-221 CA-19 1044 10/44 served with 5 Sqn; at DAP awaiting delivery 29/8/44;
swung on landing and overturned at Hoskins strip New Britain 22/2/45;
converted to components 07/45.
A46-222 CA-19 1045 10/44 served with 5 Sqn;
coded BF-K with that Sqn and had "Glamour Girl" on the engine cowl;
ran off the strip at Piva Bougainville 15/3/45;
was scrapped at Bougainville in 12/45.
 

Highlight for Album: Boomerang A46-222

A46-223 CA-19 1046 10/44 served with 1 C.R.D.;
ground looped Laverton Vic 3/11/44;
converted to components.
A46-224 CA-19 1047 11/44 served with 5 R.S.U.;
suffered a brake failure on landing at Wama strip 23/6/45;
converted to components 02/46.
A46-225 CA-19 1048 11/44 with S.A.C; stored at Oakey, Qld;
no code applied;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 11/48.
A46-226 CA-19 1049 11/44 served with 4 Sqn; coded QE-D with that sqn;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-227 CA-19 1050 12/44 served with 60 OBU (Operational Base Unit);
converted to components 3/46.
A46-228 CA-19 1051 12/44 served with 5 Sqn;
on 11/5/45 it was received by 5 Sqn from 15 ARDRP and was coded BF-R with '228' on the cowl along with 'Miss Albany' while with them at Piva North Bougainville;
on 7/1/46 approval was given to convert to components at Bougainville.

Highlight for Album: Boomerang A46-228

A46-229 CA-19 1052 11/44 served with 4 Sqn and 60 OBU;
converted to components 2/46
A46-230 CA-19 1053 11/44 used by 1 APU for stability tests from 9/1/45;
no code applied to a/c;
converted to components 2/46
A46-231 CA-19 1054 12/44 served with 5 Sqn;
crash landed and extensively damaged at Finschhafen, NG 6/5/45.
A46-232 CA-19 1055 12/44 served with 5 Sqn;
on returning from a tactical reconn to Piva strip Bougainville it ran into soft soil and tipped up onto the propeller;
usual a/c of S/L J D Hearn C.O. of 5 Sqn; converted to components 1/46.
A46-233 CA-19 1056 12/44 served with 4 Sqn;
ran off the Wama strip Morotai on 16/6/45 when a tail wheel locked up; wing hit a tree during a mail drop on 1/11/45;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-234 CA-19 1057 12/44 served with 4 Sqn;
crashed and burnt at Ward strip Port Moresby on 20/4/45.
A46-235 CA-19 1058 12/44 served with 4 Sqn;
crashed at Higgins strip Cape York Peninsula, Qld 12/4/45.
A46-236 CA-19 1059 12/44 served with 5 Sqn;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-237 CA-19 1060 01/45 served with 5 Sqn;
converted to components 1/46.
 

Highlight for Album: Boomerang A46-237

A46-238 CA-19 1061 01/45 served with 5 Sqn;
on 29/11/44 it was at DAP awaiting delivery to 1 AD;
on 27/4/45 it was issued to 15 ARDRP from 1 AD;
on 10/5/45 it was received by 5 Sqn from 15 ARDRP;
on 15/11/45 authority was given to convert to components and this was carried out in Jan 1946.
A46-239 CA-19 1062 01/45 served with 5 Sqn;
on 11/5/45 it was received by 5 Sqn from 15 ARDRP and coded BF-M while with them;
on 7/5/45 it was involved in a landing accident Finschhafen NG when it swung on landing collapsing the port undercarriage [pilot?] then sent to 10 RSU for repairs;
on 18/12/45 it crashed into the sea near Numa Numa Bouganville having been granted approval to convert the previous month.
A46-240 CA-19 1063 01/45 served with 60 OBU;
converted to components 2/46.
A46-241 CA-19 1064 01/45 served with 15 ARDP;
converted to components 1/46.
A46-242 CA-19 1065 01/45 issued to DAP;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 3/48.
A46-243 CA-19 1066 01/45 issued to CSIRO 10/47.

Boomerang A46-243

A46-244 CA-19 1067 01/45 issued to DAP;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 3/49.
A46-245 CA-19 1068 02/45 issued to CSIRO 10/47.
A46-246 CA-19 1069 01/45 issued to CSIRO 10/47.
A46-247 CA-19 1070 02/45 issued to DAP;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 3/49.
A46-248 CA-19 1071 02/45 issued to DAP;
authorised for write off 5/46 struck off charge 3/49.
A46-249 CA-19 1072 02/45 issued to DAP; last Boomerang built;
authorized for write off 5/46 struck off charge 3/49;
long term rebuild by Richard Hourigan.
Now being restored to airworthy at Tyabb airport Vic
A46-1001 CA-14
CA-14A
1074 04/43 experimental development to increase performance of fighter at altitude;
first flight 13/1/43;
received by S.D.F. from CAC on 17/4/43;
ground looped on landing 27/5/43 and returned to CAC for repairs;
received at 1 AD from CAC 4/6/44 after conversion to CA-14a (see A46-103 for its involvement in this project);
allocated to 1 APU for trials and tests with the turbo-supercharger;
after the war this aircraft did some work for the Meteorological Bureau taking high altitude weather observations;
stored until 11/3/49 then issued to DAP, struck off charge on that date.
     
Boomerang construction  Factory fresh Boomerangs await their propellers spinners  Boomerang 
Wedderburn, NSW
CAC Boomerang bomb installation 
 NAA via the Phantom  CAC Boomerang bomb installation 
 NAA via the Phantom  CAC Boomerang bomb installation 
 NAA via the Phantom  Remains of 7 Boomerangs on the scrap heap, QE-A, F & W. 
4 Squadron, Labuan, c.1945, 
via Mike Mirkovic.
 
     

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