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  P-39D-2-BE Airacobra Serial Number 41-38499  
5th AF

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January 17, 1943

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Ruff January 17, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Bell in Buffalo, New York. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force. No known nose art or nickname. On January 17, 1943 destroyed during a Japanese air raid while parked at Gurney Airfield (No.1 Strip) near Milne Bay.

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January 31, 2018


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