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Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
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List by USAAF Serial Number
D-2-RE Model
P-47D 42-8059  pilot Desilets crashed August 18, 1943 discovered 1996
P-47D "Carter's Li'l Pill" 42-8066  pilot Carter force landed October 1, 1943
P-47D 42-8074  abandoned Finschafen salvaged 2002
P-47D "Hell'za Poppin" 42-8075  ultimate fate unknown
P-47D "Hi Topper" 42-8081  pilot Lolos ditched October 10, 1943
P-47D 42-8095  pilot Pratt crashed December 26, 1943
P-47D "Miss Mutt / Pride of Lodi Ohio" 42-8096
P-47D 42-8117  pilot Jacoby MIA October 22, 1943
P-47D "Sunshine" 42-8121  pilot Burgess crashed October 22, 1943, rescued
P-47D "Frankie" 42-8130  pilot Blair force landed ?
P-47D 42-8144  pilot Andrews crashed August 18, 1943
P-47D "Fiery Ginger" 42-8145  pilot Ness MIA October 22, 1943
D-2-RA Model
P-47D 42-22497  pilot Frankfort force landed October 22, 1943
P-47D 42-22501  abandoned at 30 Mile Drome, scrapped
P-47D 42-22521  abandoned Finschafen salvaged 2002
D-3-RA Model
P-47D 42-22626  pilot Kyro
P-47D 42-22640  pilot Gilchrist MIA December 26, 1943
P-47D 42-22659  pilot Smith MIA August 6, 1944
P-47D 42-22661  pilot Thorpe MIA May 27, 1944
P-47D 42-22662  pilot Hartsfield MIA February 14, 1944
D-4-RA Model
P-47D "Fiery Ginger IV" 42-22668  pilot Neel Kearby MIA March 5, 1944
P-47D 42-22681  pilot Vinall crashed August 4, 1944
P-47D 42-22687  pilot Lutes MIA April 29, 1944, wreckage found
P-47D 42-22702  pilot Lynch ditched December 27, 1943
P-47D 42-22709  pilot Foster crashed April 11, 1944
D-11-RA Model
P-47D 42-22896  pilot Gaffney MIA March 11, 1944
P-47D 42-22920  pilot Duncan MIA March 14, 1944
P-47D 42-22949  pilot Wurtz and Passenger Gowen MIA May 5, 1945, remains recovered
P-47D 42-22953  pilot Graham crashed April 11, 1944
P-47D 42-22973  crashed Iron Range Airfield
D-11-RE Model
P-47D "The Golden Gopher" 42-22662  pilot McMullen crashed May 18, 1944
P-47D 42-75284  salvaged Finschafen 2002
P-47D "Cowtown Cyclone" 42-75289  pilot Bullington crashed April 11, 1944
P-47D "Fascinatin' Phil" 42-75291  pilot Rothman crashed April 11, 1944
D-15-RA Model
P-47D 42-23208  pilot Cain MIA January 17, 1945
P-47D "Sleepy Time Gal" 42-23224
 ultimate fate unknown, scrapped
P-47D 42-23241  pilot Barker crashed September 30, 1944
P-47D 'Tojo Special' 42-23249  force landed October 29, 1944
P-47D 42-23278  displayed at USAF Museum
D-16-RE Model
P-47D 42-75883  pilot Adamow crashed August 25, 1944
P-47D 42-75921  Force landed October 29, 1944 north of Weipa
P-47D 42-75940  pilot Frankfort MIA April 27, 1944, wreckage located 1991
P-47D 42-76059  pilot Theed MIA April 11, 1944
D-21-RE Model
P-47D 42-25419  pilot Atkinson crashed January 3, 1945
D-21-RA Model
P-47D 43-25490  pilot Kindred crashed January 3, 1945
P-47D 43-25601  pilot Sparks ditched June 21, 1944
P-47D 43-25622  pilot ? crashed ?
P-47D 43-25643  assigned to Carter
D-23-RA Model
P-47D 42-27608  crashed December 16, 1944 displayed until 1999, removed by Greinert
P-47D 42-27609  abandoned Dobodura
P-47D 42-27866  pilot Frintner MIA August 4, 1944
P-47D 42-27848  pilot Bohman MIA August 4, 1944
P-47D 42-27993  pilot Ham MIA July 13, 1944
D-28-RA Model
P-47D "Nancie-A" 42-28493  pilot Prizzia February 20, 1945
P -47D "Claire-Doll III" 42-28500  pilot Wiedmeyer October 14, 1944
P-47D 42-28513  pilot Bailey crashed December 18, 1944
P-47D 42-29088  transferred to Escuadrón 201
D-40-RA Model
P-47D 45-49385  restored to flying status Westpac Aviation
G-15-CU Model
P-47G 42-25254  displayed at Planes of Fame Museum, restored to flying condition

Other Known Wrecks
P-47D ditched off Local Island  pilot ? ditched ?
P-47D crashed Rai Coast  pilot ? crashed ?
P-47D crashed Redscar  pilot ? crashed August 28, 1944
P-47D crashed Roku  pilot ? crashed ?
P-47D Ditched Wai Island  pilot ? October 21, 1944
P-47 piloted by McDougal  MIA September 6, 1944
P-47 piloted by Monast  MIA December 16, 1944
P-47 piloted by Murr  Crashed March 14, 1944
P-47 piloted by Schatzman  Force landed March 14, 1944
P-47 piloted by Lewis crashed ?
P-47D piloted by Luton  Lost May 21, 1944
P-47D "Bath Maine - It's A Long Way Off Doc!"  Seeking Serial Number
P-47D piloted by Heckerman crashed December 26, 1943 pilot rescued
P-47D "Frankie II"  assigned to Blair
P-47D "Frankie IV"  assigned to Blair
P-47D piloted by Thorpe  crashed February 25, 1944
P-47D "Carter's Li'l Pill"   assigned to Carter
P-47D "Amaranthus! / Sweetwater Swatter"   assigned to Carter
P-47D "Sweetwater Swatter!"  assigned to Carter
P-47D "Naughty Nadine" assigned to Lolos
P-47D piloted by McDonough  crashed April 22, 1944
P-47D "Dirty Old Man" damaged April 16, 1944
P-47D piloted by Ghram crashed January 3, 1944
P-47D pilot Gerrity  MIA March 11, 1944

Last Updated
May 3, 2016

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