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"A72-99" WHO'S ROBBING THIS COACH?

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CO 44-41640 ~ ~ 24 GR K 00-2

TOCUMWAL AVIATION MUSEUM

7OTU #99 | 23/NV/? | 24/GR/KRAAF

Contributor - Matt Henderson
From the collection of the Tocumwal Aviation Museum, A72-99 under tow for storage pending disposal/scrapping at RAAF Tocumwal. Date unknown, circa 1946-1950.

Info Contributor - Pete Johnston
Shown with 24SQN codes, 23SQN tail markings. The RAAF shuffled them around regularly:

24/10/44 recd 3AD ex USA
24/10/44 allotted 7AD ex-3AD for inspection
30/10/44 issued 7AD ex-3AD
31/10/44 recd 7AD ex-3AD

13/11/44 allotted 7OTU ex-7AD
16/11/44 issued 7OTU ex-7AD
16/11/44 recd 7OTU ex-7AD

xx/11/44 allotted 23SQ ex-7OTU
xx/01/45 issued 23SQ ex-7OTU
22/01/45 recd 23SQ ex-7OTU

16/05/45 allotted 6RSU ex-23SQ for 4 engine change
23/05/45 issued 6RSU ex-23SQ;23/05/45 recd 6RSU ex-23SQ
04/06/45 allotted 21SQ ex-6RSU on completion repairs
09/06/45 above allotment cancelled – now allotted 4RSU ex-6RSU
15/06/45 recd 4RSU ex-6RSU
21/06/45 allotted 21SQ ex-4RSU
02/07/45 above allotment cancelled – 4 engine change to be carried out by 4RSU
17/07/45 a/c not fitted astrodome part number 42DJ647 and frame 32B1315-2

19/07/45 allotted 23SQ ex-4RSU
23/07/45 issued 23SQ ex-4RSU
21/07/45 recd 23SQ ex-4RSU

25/09/45 allotted 24SQ ex-23SQ
28/09/45 issued 24SQ ex-23SQ
11/10/45 recd 24SQ ex-23SQ

06/11/45 request allot for 600hrly
09/01/46 allot 7AD ex-24SQ for storage
15/03/46 recd CMU Tocumwal ex-24SQ
22/03/46 to be stored CAT D
01/10/46 to be stored CAT E
RENAMED 1AD DET B ORG MEM 37 49 [rubber stamp]
31/01/51 held CAT E storage 1AD DET B;13/04/51 ditto
24/07/51 NOT REQUIRED FOR POST WAR USE TO BE STORED IN CATEGORY “E” [rubber stamp]
13/02/52 ditto
07/07/52 passed to Dept Def Prod for technical recovery action
03/12/52 Issued ex Toc to Dept Def Production

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