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  L-5 Sentinel Serial Number 42-98072  
USAAF
5th AF
54th TCW

Aircraft History
Built by Stinson. Delivered to the US Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas to New Guinea.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 54th Troop Carrier Wing. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On June 16, 1944 took of on a mission and crashed roughly 60 miles from Bena Bena, pilot unknown.

Wreckage
It is unknown if this aircraft was salvaged afterwards.

References
PNG Museum Aircraft Status Card - L-5 Stinson Sentinel 42-98072
54th TCW History, microfilm B0987, frame 1721

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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