Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
 
  P-38H-5-LO "Jan II" Serial Number 42-66893 Nose 32
USAAF
5th AF
18th FG
44th FS

Click For Enlargement
Click For Enlargement
Click For Enlargement
Click For Enlargement
October 7, 1943

Pilot  D. W. Livsey (survived) El Cajon, CA
Force Landed  October 7, 1943
MACR  none

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank, California. Constructors Number 1404. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 13th Air Force, 18th Fighter Group, 44th Fighter Squadron. Nicknamed "Jan II". Nose Number 32.

Mission History
Force landed wheels up at Barakoma Airfield on Vella Lavella. Afterwards, this P-38 was towed off the runway and usable parts including the machine guns and ammunition were recovered. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
Livsey was detached for service with the 15th Fighter Group, 12th Fighter Squadron.
Thanks to Robert Rocker for additional information

Contribute Information
Are you a relative or associated with any person mentioned?
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

Tech Info
P-38

Photos
Photo Archive
  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
 
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram