Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
  P-40E Warhawk Serial Number ?  
5th AF
49th FG
7th FS

Aircraft History
Built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York. Delivered U. S. Army serial number unknown. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 49th Fighter Group, 7th Fighter Squadron. No known nickname or nose art. Abandoned near Dobodura.

Until the early 1990s, this P-40 remained in situ near Dobodura

During the early 1990s, this wreckage was exported (reportedly with P-40N "Suzy" P-40E 42-105820) by a New Zelander, transported to Lae then shipped to New Zealand.

Whereabouts today are unknown. This E model is possibly in Townsville, painted in Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) markings.  This N might be for sale or sold by Pioneer Aviation as a restoration project.

Contribute Information
Are you a relative or associated with any person mentioned?
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
March 27, 2018


Tech Info
  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram