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  P-38J-20-LO Lightning Serial Number 44-23552  
USAAF
5th AF
8th Service Group

Pilot  Lt. David E. Moore (survived)
Crashed  March 6, 1945


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

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 8th Service Group. No known nickname or nose art.

Wartime History
On March 6, 1945 took off from Nadzab Airfield. This aircraft crashed 75 miles to the west of Nadzab.

References
USAAF Overseas Accident Reports - March 1945 P-38J Lightning 44-23552

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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