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Serial Number Criteria: 42-12977
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-12967 ... 42-12986 (EXACT MATCH)
Lockheed F-5A-10-LO Lightning
MSN 222-7401/7420.  Originally built as P-38G-10-LO, redesignated F-5A-10-LO Jan 12, 1942.
12967 (17th PRS, 4th PRG) lost Apr 22, 1943, Solomon Islands.  MACR 619.
12972 (4th PRG, 17th PRS) lost SW Pacific Dec 6, 1943.  MACR 1254.  Pilot KIA
12975 redesignated XF-5D-LO Aug 5, 1943 after rebuilt with Plexiglas nose for
prone observer and camera position.  Crashed 2 mi E of Cross Plains, TN Mar 22, 1945.
To reclamation at Nashville, TN Apr 4, 1945.
12977 (17th PRS, 4th PRG) lost Aug 17, 1943, Solomon Islands.  MACR 365 and 273
12981 to Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, England
May 11, 1943 for unspecified trials.  Returned to USAAF
May 27, 1943.  (7th PRG, 14th PRS) lost Jun 8, 1944.  MACR 5490
12983 (17th PRS, 4th PRG) lost Jul 2, 1943, Solomon Islands.  MACR 44

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