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  P-38J-10-LO Lightning Serial Number 42-67762  
USAAF

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Justin Taylan 2001

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC) in Burbank, California. Constructors Number 2273. This Lightning was the 577th J model built. Delivered to the U. S. Army.

Wartime History
On November 6, 1943 assigned to Wright Field in Ohio. During the war, this aircraft was assigned to training squadrons. On October 9, 1945 transferred to Freeman Field in Seymore, Indiana.

Display
Postwar, donated to the Smithsonian. During 1946-1960 stored at NASM Park Ridge, IL. Afterwards, transported to NASM Paul Garber Facility where it was placed in storage during 1960 - 2006. Today, displayed at the NASM Udvar-Hazy Center.

References
NASM P-38 Lightning Profile

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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