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Serial Number Criteria: 42-12623
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-12567 ... 42-12649 (EXACT MATCH)
Lockheed P-38F-5-LO Lightning
MSN 222-7001/7083
12575 crashed with fire, Iceland Apr 25, 1943 and w/o
12589 lost between Goose Bay, Labrador and BW-1 Aug 1, 1942.
12595 wrecked Feb 1944 at Meeks Field, Iceland and w/o.
12610 (82nd FG 97th FS) Dec 23, 1942 flying with 50 other P-38 from RAF St Eval, Cornwall, 
Britain to Gibraltar and then to North Africa. Pilot ran out of fuel and was forced to 
make an emergency landing in La Linea de la Concepcion (Cadiz).
12647 (MSN 222-7081) under water in Milne Bay, New Guinea.  Recovered Nov 1978
and moved to National Museum, Port Moresby, PNG.
12649 suffered engine failure on delivery flight and ditched near Cape Vogel, PNG Nov 4, 1942.
Pilot rescued.  Plane remains noted 1977 at National Museum, Port Moresby, PNG.

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