Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank, California. Delivered to the U. S. Army as P-38J-5-LO Lightning serial number 42-67140. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia and reassembled in Melbourne on December 7, 1943.
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 475th Fighter Group, 432nd Fighter Squadron. Assigned Squadron number 151 painted in white on the nose. The propeller spinners had a white stripe and the tip of the nose the squadron's clover motif. Assigned to pilot Lt. Noel R. Lundy and later Lt. Stuart M. Lawhead. Crew chief Sgt Joseph B. Vogt.
Nicknamed "Strictly Sex" with the nose art of a topless woman removing her shirt. The noseart was painted by Cpl P. Lasho.
During 1944, this P-38 operated from New Guinea. Ultimate fate unknown, likley scrapped or otherwise disappeared.
475th Fighter Group Historical Foundation - Aircraft Listing 42-67140 Strictly Sex pilot Lt. Noel R. Lundy / Lt. Stuart M. Lawhead crew chief S/Sgt. Joseph B. Vogt
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January 9, 2018