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RAAF Serial Type C/N USAAF Serial Aircraft History
A68-500 P-51K-10-NT 111-30607 44-12474 Received 2 AD ex USA on 21/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 20/06/45.
To 76 Sqn on 13/09/45.
Trans to 3 AD for storage 08/01/46.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-501 P-51K-10-NT 111-30608 44-12475 Received 2 AD ex USA on 21/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
Crashed into sea while on training flight from Bhole River (QLD).
Suspected dive compressibility and loss of control.
Pilot was P/O F R Opray who was killed.
Salvaged and converted to components 13/09/45.
A68-502 P-51K-10-NT 111-30609 44-12476 Received 2 AD ex USA on 20/04/45.
Trans to 3 AD for storage 06/12/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-503 P-51K-10-NT 111-30610 44-12477 Received 2 AD ex USA on 19/04/45.
Issued No.2 OTU 29/05/45.
Trans to Mildura for storage 06/05/46.
To DAP for disposal 16/07/47.
A68-504 P-51K-10-NT 111-30611 44-12478 Received 2 AD ex USA on 18/04/45.
Issued 1 APU 01/06/45.
Trans to Point Cook for storage 12/06/47.
Some components removed and remainder to DAP for disposal 24/04/4507.
A68-505 P-51K-10-NT 111-30614 44-12481 Received 2 AD ex USA on 18/04/45.
Issued No.2 OTU 29/05/45.
To 1 AD for storage 08/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 23/09/49.
A68-506 P-51K-10-NT 111-30615 44-12482 Received 2 AD ex USA on 18/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 21/05/45.
Trans 86 Sqn 09/07/45.
Damaged during landing at Bhole River (QLD), collapsed tail wheel 09/07/45.
Pilot was F/O W G Bromhead 86Sqn.
To 3 AD for storage 07/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-507 P-51K-10-NT 111-30617 44-12484 Received 2 AD ex USA on 16/04/45.
Issued No.2 OTU 20/05/45.
Crashed at Gol Gol (NSW) 05/06/45.
Prop broke off and hit Starboard wing.
Pilot  P/O G Chester of 2 OTU killed.
Converted to components 07/08/45.
A68-508 P-51K-10-NT 111-30618 44-12485 Received 2 AD ex USA on 16/04/45.
Issued No.2 OTU 20/05/45.
To 3 AD for storage 30/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-509 P-51K-10-NT 111-30620 44-12487 Received 2 AD ex USA on 20/04/45.
Issued Test & Ferry Sqn 04/06/45.
Issued 1 APU 22/07/45.
To 1 AD for storage 17/06/46.
To DAP for disposal 23/09/49.
A68-510 P-51K-10-NT 111-30622 44-12489 Received 2 AD ex USA on 19/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 20/06/45.
To 6 AD for storage 11/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-511 P-51K-10-NT 111-30623 44-12490 Received 2 AD ex USA on 20/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 20/06/45.
Trans to 82 Sqn 13/09/45.
Hit Grader on takeoff at Labaun Airstrip 17/09/45.
Engine failed on take-off when pilot failed to ensure fuel selector was operated to full length.
Pilot was F/Sgt J M McArthur 82Sqn.
Converted to components 18/10/45.
A68-512 P-51K-10-NT 111-30624 44-12491 Received 2 AD ex USA on 21/04/45.
Issued No.2 OTU 26/05/45.
To 1 AD for storage 08/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 23/09/49.
A68-513 P-51K-10-NT 111-30626 44-12493 Received 2 AD ex USA on 14/04/45.
Issued 1 APU 28/05/45.
To 1 AD for storage 22/07/46.
To DAP for disposal 23/09/49.
A68-514 P-51K-10-NT 111-30630 44-12497 Received 2 AD ex USA on 20/04/45.
Issued 1 Engineering School 25/05/45.
Became Instructional Airframe No.1 03/08/45.
Disposed of 10/06/47.
A68-515 P-51K-10-NT 111-30632 44-12499 Received 2 AD ex USA on 19/04/45.
Issued No.2 OTU 31/05/45.
Trans to Mildura for storage 06/05/46.
To DAP for disposal 16/07/47.
A68-516 P-51K-10-NT 111-30634 44-12501 Received 2 AD ex USA on 21/04/45.
Issued No.2 OTU 26/05/45.
To 1 AD for storage 10/12/45.
To DAP for disposal 16/07/47.
Sold 20/07/50.
A68-517 P-51K-10-NT 111-30636 44-12503 Received 2 AD ex USA on 21/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 08/07/45.
To 6 AD for storage 29/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-518 P-51K-10-NT 111-30655 44-12522 Received 6 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 04/07/45, 82 Sqn 18/09/45 & 22 RSU 06/11/45.
To 3 AD for storage 04/02/46.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-519 P-51K-10-NT 111-30676 44-12543 Received 6 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
 Issued 86 Sqn 28/07/45.
To 6 AD for storage 18/12/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-520 P-51K-10-NT 111-30680 44-12547 Received 6 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 28/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 29/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-521 P-51K-10-NT 111-30681 44-12548 Received 6 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-522 P-51K-10-NT 111-30683 44-12550 Received 6 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 28/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 13/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-523 P-51K-15-NT 111-30740 44-12607 Received 6 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 09/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 30/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.

Highlight for Album: Mustang A68-523

A68-524 P-51K-15-NT 111-30649 44-12516 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Damaged during take off at Richmond Aerodrome (NSW) 04/07/45.
Pilot was Group Captain S F Kearney 2AD.
Converted to components at 2 CRD 10/10/45.
A68-525 P-51K-15-NT 111-30736 44-12603 Received 2 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
To 3 AD for storage 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-526 P-51K-15-NT 111-30737 44-12604 Received 2 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 08/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 30/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.

Highlight for Album: Mustang A68-526

A68-527 P-51K-15-NT 111-30738 44-12605 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 08/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 30/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.

Mustang A68-527

A68-528 P-51K-15-NT 111-30739 44-12606 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
To 6 AD for storage 07/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-529 P-51K-15-NT 111-30741 44-12608 Received 2 AD ex USA on 27/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 08/07/45, Code LB-K.
To 3 AD for storage 30/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.

Highlight for Album: Mustang A68-529

A68-530 P-51K-15-NT 111-30742 44-12609 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
To 6 AD for storage 07/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-531 P-51K-15-NT 111-30743 44-12610 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
To 3 AD for storage 08/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-532 P-51K-15-NT 111-30744 44-12611 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Trans 3 AD for storage 26/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-533 P-51K-15-NT 111-30745 44-12612 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 10/08/45.
To 3 AD for storage 13/11/45.
o DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-534 P-51K-15-NT 111-30746 44-12613 Received 2 AD ex USA on 27/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
To 3 AD for storage 07/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-535 P-51K-15-NT 111-30747 44-12614 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
To 6 AD for storage 05/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-536 P-51K-15-NT 111-30748 44-12615 Received 2 AD ex USA on 27/04/45.
Damaged during landing at Richmond Aerodrome (NSW) 22/07/45.
Pilot failed to ensure that U/C was locked.
Pilot was Sgt J Garnett 2AD.
To 3 AD for storage 26/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-537 P-51K-15-NT 111-30749 44-12616 Received 2 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
Trans 3 AD for storage 19/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-538 P-51K-15-NT 111-30750 44-12617 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Trans 3 AD for storage 29/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-539 P-51K-15-NT 111-30751 44-12618 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 10/08/45.
To 3 AD for storage 13/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.

Mustang A68-539

A68-540 P-51K-15-NT 111-30752 44-12619 Received 2 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
To 6 AD for storage 06/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-541 P-51K-15-NT 111-30753 44-12620 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 10/08/45.
To 3 AD for storage 07/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-542 P-51K-15-NT 111-30754 44-12621 Received 2 AD ex USA on 27/04/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 08/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-543 P-51K-15-NT 111-30756 44-12623 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Trans 3 AD for storage 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-544 P-51K-15-NT 111-30757 44-12624 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Trans 3 AD for storage 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-545 P-51K-15-NT 111-30758 44-12625 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Trans 3 AD for storage 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-546 P-51K-15-NT 111-30759 44-12626 Received 2 AD ex USA on 28/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
Crashed on heavy landing whilst intending to go-around at Bohle River Airfield QLD 05/08/45.
Pilot was F/Lt P M Boulton 2 AD. Suffered severe head injuries.
To 6 CRD for conversion to components 06/09/45.

Highlight for Album: Mustang A68-546

A68-547 P-51K-15-NT 111-30760 44-12627 Received 2 AD ex USA on 30/04/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 10/08/45.
To 3 AD for storage 13/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-548 P-51K-10-NT 111-30605 44-12472 Received 6 AD ex USA on 02/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 29/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-549 P-51K-10-NT 111-30612 44-12479 Received 6 AD ex USA on 02/05/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 27/07/45.
Damaged by bird strike at 3000feet Bohle River QLD 05/10/45.
Pilot was F/Sgt T McCrohan 86Sqn.
To 13 ARD 17/10/45.
Converted to components 29/04/46.
A68-550 P-51K-10-NT 111-30616 44-12483 Received 6 AD ex USA on 02/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 04/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 30/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-551 P-51K-10-NT 111-30613 44-12480 Received 6 AD ex USA on 02/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 04/07/45.
Issued 77 Sqn 13/09/45.
To 3 AD for storage 15/01/46.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-552 P-51K-10-NT 111-30625 44-12492 Received 6 AD ex USA on 02/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 29/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 29/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-553 P-51K-10-NT 111-30637 44-12504 Received 6 AD ex USA on 02/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 09/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 29/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-554 P-51K-10-NT 111-30619 44-12486 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 29/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 29/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-555 P-51K-10-NT 111-30621 44-12488 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
To 3 AD for storage 07/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-556 P-51K-10-NT 111-30627 44-12494 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
To 3 AD for storage 07/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-557 P-51K-10-NT 111-30629 44-12496 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 04/07/45.
Issued 77 Sqn 06/11/45.
Crashed on take off at Labuan Strip 12/12/45.
Pilot was F/O L D G McKay.
Converted to components 31/01/46.

Highlight for Album: Mustang A68-557

A68-558 P-51K-10-NT 111-30631 44-12498 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 04/07/45.
Due to airframe being unserviceable at Biak, allotted to 13 ARD pending decision.
Converted to components 01/10/46.
A68-559 P-51K-10-NT 111-30633 44-12500 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 20/07/45.
Issued 76 Sqn 08/10/45.
To 2 AD for storage 08/01/46.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-560 P-51K-10-NT 111-30635 44-12502 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 29/07/45. T
o 3 AD for storage 29/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-561 P-51K-10-NT 111-30638 44-12505 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 12/07/45.
o 3 AD for storage 29/10/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-562 P-51K-10-NT 111-30641 44-12508 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 28/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 13/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-563 P-51K-10-NT 111-30642 44-12509 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 21/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 13/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.

Highlight for Album: Mustang A68-563

A68-564 P-51K-10-NT 111-30644 44-12511 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 05/08/45.
Allotted to 13 ARD for repairs 13/11/45.
To 6 AD for storage 15/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-565 P-51K-10-NT 111-30645 44-12512 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 84 Sqn 04/07/45, Code: LB-V.
Force landed on takeoff Bohle River QLD 02/08/45.
To 6 AD 27/08/45.
Converted to components 10/09/45.

Highlight for Album: Mustang A68-565

A68-566 P-51K-10-NT 111-30646 44-12513 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
To DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-567 P-51K-10-NT 111-30651 44-12518 Received 6 AD ex USA on 07/05/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 28/07/45. To 3 AD for storage 13/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-568 P-51K-10-NT 111-30639 44-12506 Received 6 AD ex USA on 24/05/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 13/08/45. To 3 AD for storage 08/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-569 P-51K-10-NT 111-30647 44-12514 Received 6 AD ex USA on 24/05/45.
Issued 86 Sqn 28/07/45.
To 3 AD for storage 07/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-570 P-51K-10-NT 111-30654 44-12521 Received 6 AD ex USA on 24/05/45.
Stored till sent to DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-571 P-51K-15-NT 111-30742 44-12591 Received 2 AD ex USA on 23/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 01/01/46.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-572 P-51K-10-NT 111-30643 44-12510 Received 2 AD ex USA on 23/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-573 P-51K-10-NT 111-30648 44-12515 Received 2 AD ex USA on 23/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 06/12/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-574 P-51K-10-NT 111-30652 44-12519 Received 2 AD ex USA on 23/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 26/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-575 P-51K-10-NT 111-30653 44-12520 Received 2 AD ex USA on 23/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-576 P-51K-10-NT 111-30677 44-12544 Received 2 AD ex USA on 23/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 26/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-577 P-51K-10-NT 111-30682 44-12549 Received 2 AD ex USA on 23/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-578 P-51K-10-NT 111-30684 44-12551 Received 2 AD ex USA on 23/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 06/12/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-579 P-51K-10-NT 111-30650 44-12517 Received 2 AD ex USA on 25/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 06/12/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-580 P-51K-10-NT 111-30678 44-12545 Received 2 AD ex USA on 25/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 01/03/46.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-581 P-51K-10-NT 111-30679 44-12546 Received 2 AD ex USA on 25/05/45.
Trans to 3 AD 30/11/45.
To DAP for disposal 10/12/48.
A68-582 P-51K-10-NT 111-30755 44-12622 Received 3 AD ex USA on 12/06/45.
Stored till sent to DAP for disposal 22/12/47.
A68-583 P-51K-10-NT 111-30606 44-12473 Received 3 AD ex USA on 06/08/45.
Stored till sent to DAP for disposal 22/12/47.

 

     

The Author of this page is Steve Mackenzie.

Source: Australian Aviation Magazine, Flightpath Magazine, Flypast Magazine, CASA Aircraft Database, National Archives, Australian War Memorial Archives, Mustang in Australian Service, Odd Jobs by Steve Eather, Korean War Resources Website, Joe Baugher's Website, Milton Mervyn Furze's Logbook, Air Britain Book " The British Purchasing Commission and Lend Lease " via Terry McGrady (UK). mustangsmustangs.com

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