Built by Bell in Buffalo, New York. Assigned to the U.S. Army. Delivered to the U.S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia and reassembled.
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 35th Fighter Group, 40th Fighter Squadron. No known nose art or nickname. Abandoned at Narewa Airfield on Woodlark Island.
PNG Museum Aircraft Status Card - P-39D Airacobra 42-38485
Pacific Aircraft Wrecks page 72
Thanks to Charles Darby for additional information
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January 9, 2018