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Serial Number Criteria: 39-281
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
39-156 ... 39-289 (EXACT MATCH)
Curtiss P-40 
MSN 13033/13166.  Curtiss Model 81.  Redesignated RP-40 (restricted from duty as fighters) Oct 22, 1942.
156 crashed 7 mi S of Lincolnton, SC May 30, 1942.  Pilot killed.
157 to reclamation at Lowery Field Mar 31, 1946
158 to CL-26 at Aeronautical University, Chicago.
159 W/o Aug 26, 1941 at Lake Orion, MI.   Surveyed at Selfridge Sep 5, 1941
160 assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Virginia Sep 3, 1940 to Dec 230, 1940.
To CL-26 at Luke
161 surveyed at Craig Field Jun 3, 1943
162 redesignated P-40G Aug 14, 1941.  To Defense Aid Oct 31, 1941.  To USSR
163 to CL-26 at Chanute Oct 9, 1942.
164 to CL-26 Jul 28, 1942.
165 assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Virginia Jun 18, 1940 to Jul 15, 1940.		
Assigned tgo Curtiss Aircraft, Buffalo, NY.  Wrecked Dec 10, 1942 at Craig Field, AL
166 crashed near Miamisburg, OH Apr 10, 1941.  Pilot killed.
167 to CL-26 at Mitchel Field Jan 4, 1942.
168 crashed at Harding Field after mid-air Apr 22, 1942.  Pilot bailed out.
169 crashed at Harding Field after mid-air Apr 22, 1942.  Pilot bailed out.
170 to CL-26 at Luke May 2, 1943.
171 destroyed in landing accident 11/18/41, Muni Airport, Tulsa OK.
172 surveyed May 30, 1944
173 to reclamation at Brookley Field Sep 20, 1945.
174 to CL-26 at Luke May 25, 1943.
175 in midair May 1, 1942 15 mi SE of Harding Field, LA.  Pilot bailed out.
176 redesignated P-40G Aug 14, 1941.  To CL-26 Jul 25, 1942.
177 wrecked at Groton, CT Sep 16, 1940
178 wrecked Sep 5, 1941 near Westbury, NY and damaged beyond repair.
179 with 36th BS, 8th PG crashed 2 mi SE of Smithfield, VA Jul 8, 1940.  Surveyed at Langley Field Sep 23, 1940
180 to CL-26 at Mitchel Field
181 wrecked at Morris Field May 24, 1942 and damaged beyond repair.
182 in crashed with 36th BS, 8th PG in landing accident at Langley Field, VA Oct 21, 1940.
Must have been rebuilt since was redesignated P-40G Aug 14, 1942 and reserialed 42-14269.  I have
a report that it was delivered to RAF, but can't trace any reference to this.  
183 spun in at Groton, CT Apr 26, 1941.  Pilot killed.
184 in midair fire May 22, 1943 at Luke Field, AZ, pilot bailed out
185 to CL-26 May 25, 1943
186 surveyed at Spence Field Sep 11, 1943
187 redesignated P-40G Aug 21, 1941.  Transferred to Casey Jones School, NJ 1/5/42
188 to CL-26 Feb 23, 1942
189 wrecked Auburn, GA Nov 12, 1942.
190 redesignated P-40G Aug 18, 1941.  In midair collision Sep 19, 1941, Natchitoches, LA.
191 redesignated P-40G Aug 14, 1941.  To Defense Aid Oct 31, 1941.  To USSR
192 (36th BS, 8th PG) forcelanded 5 mi NE of Parksley, VA Nov 17, 1940.  Surveyed Dec 17, 1942
193 in midair collision with Navy plane Sept 15, 1941, Loushatta, LA.
Pilot killed.
194 lost Oct 24, 1941 with 57th FG after fuel exhaustion at Roaring River, Ca over
Sierra Nevada Mountains during cross country flight.  Repaired.  
Spun in at Fresno AB, Windsor-Locks Nov 2, 1942.  Pilot killed. 
195 condemned Nov 26, 1942.  To reclamation Lincoln Aug 30, 1945
196 redesignated P-40G Aug 14, 1941.  To Defense Aid Oct 31, 1941.  To USSR
197 redesignated P-40G Aug 21, 1941.  Transferred to New England Aircraft School, Boston 
as ground instructional airframe Jan 5, 1942.
198 to CL-26 at Chanute Jun 18, 1942
199 wrecked at Mitchel Field, NY Sept 6, 1941.
200 crashed and burned Bass Lake, CA Oct 24, 1941
201 wrecked south of Hempstead, NY Mar 21, 1941.
202 in midair collision with 39-214 Feb 6, 1940 near Long Island, NY
203 surveyed Feb 10, 1942 at Pierre AAF, SD
204 converted to P-40G.  To ground instructional airframe
Mar 31, 1942.  To CL-26 at West Palm Beach, FL
205 W/o Mar 20, 1942 at Harding Field, LA.  To CL-26 at Baton Rouge, LA May 28, 1942
206 Conv to P-40G; surveyed Jul 27, 1942.
207 wrecked at Northport, NY off Long Island, NY Feb 4, 1941.
208 W/o Dec 22, 1941 at Republic Airport, NY.  Condemned Jan 21, 1942
209 redesignated P-40G Sep 25, 1941.  To Defense Aid Oct 31, 1941.  To USSR.
210 to CL-26 at Stewart Mar 17, 1944
211 to CL-26 at Lincoln Jul 24, 1942
212 wrecked at Mitchell Field Jan 13, 1941 and damaged beyond repair
213 lost in bad weather Oct 24, 1941 near Little Lake, CA.  Pilot bailed out.
214 in midair collision with 39-202 Feb 6, 1940 near Wyandach, Long Island, NY
215 to CL-26 Mar 17, 1944
216 wrecked in ground-looped landing at Tuskegee Sep 9, 1942.
217 redesignated P-40G Aug 14, 1941.  To Defense Aid Oct 31, 1941.  To USSR
218 wrecked near Gloucester, MA Feb 6, 1942.
219 to CL-26 Aug 12, 1942.
220 redesignated P-40G Aug 14, 1941.  crashed Jul 21, 1942 SE of Luke Field, AZ after rudder cable broke.
Pilot bailed out.
221 modified as XP-40G (Model H81-AG) To Curtiss for Defense Aid Oct 31, 1941.  Given to USSR
Aug 31, 1943
222 W/o Mar 18, 1943 at Luke Field, AZ .  to CL-26 at Luke Jun 30, 1943
223 condemned Apr 24, 1942
224 to CL-26 Mar 2, 1942
225 W/o Aug 14, 1943 at Tuskegee AAF, AL.  Surveyed Aug 15, 1943
226 redesignated P-40G Aug 14, 1941.  To CL-26 at Biloxi May 8, 1942.
227 in forced landing near Goldwater, AZ Jul 17, 1942 and w/o.
228 wrecked in landing accident at Mitchel Field Aug 21, 1941
229 crashed after structural failure Gila Bend, AZ Sept 4, 1942.  Pilot bailed out.
230 to CL-26 at West Palm Beach Mar 19, 1942
231 to CL-26 Apr 6, 1942.
232 condemned Apr 14, 1942
233 W/o Apr 4, 1942 at Harding Field, LA.  To CL-26 Apr 24, 1942.
234 W/o 9 May 9, 1942 at Tylertown, MS.  
235 converted to P-40G.  To CL-26 at Sheppard Field, Wichita Falls, TX Mar 18, 1942.
236 to CL-26 Oct 1, 1942.
237 to Pasadena Junior College as CL-26 Mar 27, 1943
238 redesignated P-40G Aug 30, 1941.  To Curtiss for Defense Aid Oct 31, 1941.  To USSR
239 in midair collision near Hamilton Field, CA Sept 22, 1941.
240 wrecked in force-landing at Hamilton Field Feb 4, 1941.  Diverted to CL-26
241 in midair collision with 40-303 at Red Bluff, CA Apr 22, 1941.  Pilot bailed out.
242 in midair collision with 40-294 Coalinga, CA Mar 25, 1941.  Pilot killed.
243 redesignated P-40G Aug 23, 1941. To ground instructional airframe
Jun 17,1942 and to Buckley Field, Denver, CO Aug 8, 1942.  
To RFC at Buckley Field May 7, 1945
244 W/o Feb 1, 1942 at Muroc Gunnery Range, CA.  To CL-26 at Morrow Apr 3, 1942.
245 to CL-26 Jul 24, 1942
246 crashed at Craig Field, AL Nov 12, 1942.
247 to CL-26 at March Field Apr 12, 1941
248 converted to P-40G.  To ground instructional airframe May 15, 1943.
To reclamation at San Vernardino May 12, 1945
249 redesignated P-40G Aug 30, 1941.  crashed near Riverside, CA Jan 17, 1942.  Pilot killed.
250 converted to CL-26 Apr 29, 1942
251 in midair fire near Tifton, GA Jun 13, 1942.  Pilot bailed out
252 caught fire in air near Hamilton Field, CA Feb 16, 1941.  Pilot bailed out
253 condemned Mar 19, 1942
254 in midair collision near Harding Field Apr 22, 1941.  Pilot killed.
255 condemned to CL-26 Sep 16, 1944.
256 wrecked at McClellan Field, CA Mar 1, 1942
257 redesignated P-40G Aug 30, 1941.  W/o Dec 25, 1941 at Ventura, CA.  Condemned Jan 17, 1942.
258 in midair fire near Hamilton Field, CA Mar 7, 1941.  Pilot bailed out.
259 to CL-26 Feb 27, 1942.
260 to CL-26 Mar 18, 1942
261 in midair collision near Harding Field, LA May 1, 1942.  Pilot bailed out.
262 to CL-26 Dec 12, 1942
263 redesignated P-40G Aug 30, 1941.  Wrecked in midair collision with 39-239
over San Pablo Bay Oct 16, 1941.  Surveyed Sep 1941 (conflict of dates here).
Also listed as having midair with P-40 40-239 Sep 22, 1941 and crashed
into Tubbs Island N of Hamilton, pilot bailed out OK.
264 to CL-26 Mar 18, 1942
265 crashed after engine failure into golf course near Petaluma, CA Jun 16, 1941.  Pilot bailed out.
266 condemned Aug 25, 1942.
267 redesignated P-40G Aug 30, 1941.  W/o 22 Sep 1941 at Hamilton Field, CA.  Condemned Sep 25, 1941
268 W/o Feb 16, 1943 at Red Level, AL.  Surveyed May 30, 1943.
269 crashed near Luke Field, AZ Nov 21, 1942 after control failure.  Pilot
bailed out.
270 to reclamation at Brookley Sep 20, 1945.
271 w/o in takeoff accident at Spence Field, GA Feb 24, 1943.
272 surveyed Oct 2, 1942
273 mising NW of Golden Gate Bridge, CA Oct 9, 1941. Crashed into Tennessee
Cove off coast of Marin County.  Pilot killed.
274 to RFC Lincoln Dec 5, 1944.
275 converted to P-40G.  Wrecked in forced landing at Harding Field, LA Mar 11, 1942
276 redesignated P-40G Aug 30, 1941.  Surveyed Oct 17, 1942
277 wrecked in forced landing near Belmont, NC May 25, 1942.
279 converted to P-40G.  In midair collision near Coke, VA Feb 6, 1942
280 W/o Sep 10, 1944 at Randolph Field, Texas.   Scrapped at Randolph Field Aug 31, 1946
281 wrecked in forced landing Middletown Air Depot, PA Dec 7, 1941.
282 crashed Eastport, Long Island, NY Jul 18, 1941.  Pilot killed.
283 to CL-26 at Moor Field Aug 7, 1942
284 to RFC at Cincinnatti Jan 6, 1945.
285 dove in at Roaring River, Kings Canyon National Forest Oct 24, 1941.
Pilot killed.  Parts were used in restoration of P-40 41-13297
286 dove in at Harding Field, LA May 18, 1942.  Pilot killed.
287 crashed Cunningham Creek Canyon, CA in Sierra Nevada Mountains Oct 24, 1941 during cross country flight.  
Wreck recovered in 1985.  Parts used in restoration of P-40 41-13297.  
288 redesignated P-40G Aug 11, 1941.  Redesignated P-40.  To CL-26 Mar 12, 1944.
289 wrecked 3 mi N of McChorf Field, WA Jun 4, 1942 after force-landing following
engine fire.

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