|Pilot 2nd Lt. Keith Muir (survived) IL
Crashed February 4, 1945
Built by North American in Inglewood, California as a P-51D-20-NA Mustang. Constructors Number 122-31016. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 8th Service Group (8 SrG), 301st Airdrome Squadron (301st ADS) part of the Far East Air Force - Combat Replacement Training Center (FEAF - CRTC) at Nadzab Airfield. No known nose art or nickname.
On February 4, 1945 took off from Nadzab Airfield No. 1 on a training mission. This aircraft crashed on take off due to an engine failure and afterwards was written off. Pilot Muir survived unhurt. Afterwards, written off or otherwise scrapped.
NARA World War II Army Enlistment Records - Keith Muir
AAIR February 1945 USAAF Overseas Accident Reports - P-51D 44-63290 pilot Muir
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June 29, 2019