RAAF HUDSONS
A16-185 to A16-247



Part 3 - A16-185 to 247


NOTE: Serials marked * have been extrapolated from known serials.


RAAF MSN MODEL MK USAAF SERIAL RAF DELIVERY
A16-185 *6341 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23524 BW662 29MAR42
Damaged by enemy action 17JAN43
A16-186 *6342 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23525 BW663 29MAR42
Burnt out wreck located 1 mile from Hughes, NT 12JUN43 [2 SQN]
A16-187 *6343 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23526 BW664 29MAR42
Destroyed by enemy action near Ambon 22MAY42
A16-188 *6344 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23527 BW665 29MAR42
Converted to components after crash landing 15MAY42
A16-189 *6345 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23528 BW666 29MAR42
Sold to Macquarie Grove Flying School 24SEP47
A16-190 *6346 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23529 BW667 29MAR42
Crashed into sea off Northumberland Islands, QLD 25MAY42 [32 SQN]
A16-191 *6356 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23539 BW677 05APR42
Collided with A16-194 near Giru, QLD and crashed into dense mangrove swamps 24MAY42 [32 SQN]
A16-192 6357 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-23540 BW678 05APR42
VH-BIB
A16-193 *6358 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23541 BW679 05APR42
Departed Horn Island for Salamaua. Missing in action 04JUL42 [32 SQN]
A16-194 *6359 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-23542 BW680 05APR42
Collided with A16-191 near Giru, QLD and crashed into dense mangrove swamps 24MAY42 [32 SQN]
A16-195 *6459 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36970 FH169 05APR42
Missing on ops 09JUL43 [2 SQN]. In 1946 the burned out wreckage was found near the top of Mount Kekneno, West Timor.
A16-196 *6461 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36972 FH171 02APR42
Lost to enemy action 18MAY42 [2 SQN]
A16-197 *6462 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36973 FH172 05APR42
Crashed and written off at Millingimbi 22APR43 [2 SQN]. Wreck within 600 yards of wreck of A16-183.
A16-198 *6463 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36974 FH173 05APR42
Crashed into sea off Tallow Beach between Broken Head and Byron Bay, NSW 07JUL42 [32 SQN]
Newspaper Report
A16-199 6464 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36975 FH174 02APR42
VH-AGJ
A16-200 *6467 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36978 FH177 05APR42
Sold to European Air Transport 24SEP47
A16-201 *6468 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36979 FH178 05APR42
Failed to return from shadowing enemy ships in Huon Gulf 24JUL42 [32 SQN]
A16-202 *6469 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36980 FH179 01APR42
Ground looped and burned 06OCT43 [2 SQN]
A16-203 *6470 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36981 FH180 01APR42
Departed Hughes 03APR44 [2 SQN]. Wreck located in dense mangrove swamps at Paddy's Landing, Adelaide River.
A16-204 *6472 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36983 FH182 05APR42
To 5 AD for repair to wrinkled mainplanes 21SEP43 [2 SQN]. Written off
A16-205 *6473 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36984 FH183 05APR42
Crashed into sea 10NOV42 [6 SQN]
A16-206 *6474 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36985 FH184 05APR42
Destroyed in enemy action 17JAN43 [6 SQN]
A16-207 *6476 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36987 FH186 06APR42
Sold to Macquarie Grove Flying School 30SEP47
A16-208 6433 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23616 BW754 06APR42
Crashed at Alice Springs 22MAY42 [2 SQN]. Converted to components
A16-209 *6485 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-36996 FH195 13APR42
Shot down by Zero 21AUG42 [2 SQN]
A16-210 *6431 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-23614 BW752 13APR42
Shot down by fighters over Timor and crashed into sea 27DEC42 [2 SQN]
A16-211 *6430 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-23613 BW751 13APR42
U/C collapsed due battle damage 08MAY43 [2 SQN]. Converted to components
A16-212 *6481 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-36992 FH191 13APR42
Crashed near Hughes 27FEB43 [13 SQN]. Converted to components
A16-213 *6432 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-23615 BW753 13APR42
Crash landing after hit by AA fire 10OCT43 [2 SQN]. Converted components
A16-214 6460 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-36971 FH170 13APR42
VH-ALA
A16-215 6429 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23612 BW750 17APR42
VH-AGO
A16-216 *6434 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23617 BW755 17APR42
Missing on ops from Port Moresby 27AUG42 [2 SQN]
A16-217 *6482 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36993 FH192 17APR42
Crashed at Corunna Downs 04JUN43 [2 SQN]. Converted to components
A16-218 *6484 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-36995 FH194 17APR42
Crashed on take-off 16AUG42 [32 SQN]. Converted to components
A16-219 6486 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36997 FH196 17APR42
VH-AGG
A16-220 *6487 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36998 FH197 20MAY42
Crashed in Beagle Bay near Hood Point 04SEP42 [6 SQN]
A16-221 *6428 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-23611 BW749 17APR42
Converted to components 16APR43 [2 SQN]
A16-222 *3843 414-56 III - - AE488 13MAR43
VH-BLB
A16-223 *6466 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36977 FH176 06MAY42
U/C collapse 16OCT42 [32 SQN]. Converted to Instructional Airframe No 1
A16-224 *6471 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36982 FH181 06MAY42
Crashed on take-off 14OCT42 [5 AD]. Converted to components
A16-225 *6475 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36986 FH185 06MAY42
Crashed and burned on take-off 24NOV42 [6 SQN]
A16-226 *6477 414-56 IIIA A-29 41-36988 FH187 06MAY42
VH-BIA
A16-227 *6478 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36989 FH188 06MAY42
Crashed Millingimbi 05JUL43 [2 SQN]. Converted to components
A16-228 *6479 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36990 FH189 06MAY42
Crashed while escorting Spitfires 20APR43 [2 SQN]. Converted to components
A16-229 *6490 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37001 FH200 06MAY42
Sold to Macquarie Grove Flying School 24SEP47
A16-230 *6491 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37002 FH201 06MAY42
Missing on recce from Hughes 27MAR44 [2 SQN]
A16-231 *6492 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37003 FH202 06MAY42
Sold to European Air Transport 24SEP47
A16-232 *6480 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36991 FH190 08MAY42
Crashed at Batchelor 04DEC42 [2 SQN]. Converted to components
A16-233 *6483 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36994 FH193 06MAY42
Failed to return from ops 09SEP43 [2 SQN]
A16-234 *6502 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37013 FH212 06MAY42
Departed Darwin. Lost in Arafura Sea 30JUL42 [2 SQN]
A16-235 *6501 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37012 FH211 19MAY42
Issued to Dept of Aircraft Production 02NOV48. Scrapped
A16-236 *6503 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37014 FH213 MAY42
Converted to components 10AUG45 due wrinkled mainplanes and centre section
A16-237 *6504 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37015 FH214 19MAY42
Exploded and burned during refuelling 16MAR43 [1 RSU]
A16-238 *6488 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-36999 FH198 20MAY42
Converted to components due wrinkled mainplanes 29OCT43
A16-239 *6489 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37000 FH199 20MAY42
Destroyed by enemy bombing 17JAN43 [6 SQN]
A16-240 *6493 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37004 FH203 20MAY42
Converted to components due wrinkled mainplanes and centre section 31AUG45
A16-241 *6494 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37005 FH204 20MAY42
Departed Hughes on recce flight. Last contact 30 mins from Millingimbi on return flight 25APR43 [2 SQN]
A16-242 *6495 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37006 FH205 20MAY42
Crash landing on Coburg Peninsula 14MAR43 [2 SQN]. Converted components
A16-243 6496 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37007 FH206 20MAY42
Missing on recce Darwin to Koepang 01OCT42 [13 SQN]
A16-244 *6497 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37008 FH207 20MAY42
Ground looped landing Drysdale 04NOV43 [2 SQN]. Fuselage abandoned
A16-245 *6498 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37009 FH208 20MAY42
Crashed in sea out of fuel in bad weather 24FEB43 [6 SQN]
A16-246 *6499 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37010 FH209 20MAY42
Missing on ops 29OCT42 [6 SQN]
A16-247 *6500 414-56 IIIA A-29 *41-37011 FH210 20MAY42
Crashed on landing 06APR43 [2 SQN]. Converted to components



Issue Date Remarks
6 26JAN11
Added an update on the fate of A16-195 thanks to Sandra Comley whose uncle was one of the crew.
5 08JAN01
A16-242 corrected typo in model number. Now reads 414-56 in lieu of 414-568!
4 -
A16-198 crash date amended to one day earlier and spelling of location corrected
3 -
Amended A16-186 wreck location
Amended A16-190 wreck location
Amended A16-191 wreck location
Amended A16-193 wreck location
Amended A16-194 wreck location
Amended A16-197 wreck location
Amended A16-198 wreck location
Amended A16-203 wreck location
Amended A16-234 wreck location
Amended A16-241 wreck location
Amended A16-243 wreck location




Part 3 - A16-185 to 247




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