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  P-47D Thunderbolt Serial Number ?  
USAAF
5th AF
35th FG
41st FS

Pilot  2nd Lt. Richard K. Murr, O-810401 (survived)
Force Landed  March 14, 1944
MACR  none

Aircraft History
Built by Republic. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 35th Fighter Group, 41st Fighter Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On March 14, 1944 took off on a mission against Wewak, Returing from the mission, Murr became lost and was forced to crash land at Terapo Airfield due to fuel shortage. He suffered slight shock and was taken to the 117th Station Hospital (Nadzab) at Nadzab.

References
PNG Museum Aircraft Status Card - P-47 Thunderbolt piloted by Murr

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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