|Pilot 2nd Lt. Robert A. Kammeyer (survived)
Crashed April 24, 1945
Built by North American in Inglewood, California as a P-51D-20-NA Mustang. Constructors Number 122-31771. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas to the South-West Pacific Area (SWPA) 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 April 24, 1945 took off from Nadzab Airfield No. 1 on a training mission. This Mustang suffered a landing accident and afterwards was written off. Pilot Kammeyer survived. Ultimate fate unknown likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.
Kammeyer retired from the U. S. Air Force (USAF) as a major. He passed away May 2011. He was buried at Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery in Concordia, MS.
AAIR April 1945 USAAF Overseas Accident Reports - P-51D 44-64045 pilot Kammeyer
FindAGrave - Robert Alvin Kammeyer (grave photo)
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January 5, 2018