Blair claimed a total of seven victories. He survived the war, and passed away
in the 1980s.
Built by Republic. Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 348th Fighter Group, 341st Fighter Squadron. Assigned to Samuel V. Blair and nicknamed "Frankie II", as a replacement aircraft after the loss of P-47D "Frankie" 42-8130. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.
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January 31, 2018